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Thread: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    I'm not in love with it but I can live with it

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    Quote Originally Posted by RedlegJake View Post
    Travioso. Can hit 99 sits at 92-93 has a great slider. Projectible but a project. As for the reliever remark thats not true - if he doesn't develop off speed stuff it is but he hasn't had pro coaching and doesn;t throw off speed yet
    This article says that he has three pitches:

    Fastball: 91-96 mph
    Changeup: 74-81 mph
    Slider: 79-83 mph

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedlegJake View Post
    It is NOT a terrible pick at all.
    I agree. Looking at this kids numbers...impressive.
    Chapman to the rotation!!!! Do it already!!!!

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    Does Buckley know we had the 14th pick and not the 40th?

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    http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/...palm_panda.gif
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    I just don't want to facepalm after the pick.
    You mean like this, not doing a double panda facepalm as I don't know enough on him.
    Last edited by klw; 06-04-2012 at 09:49 PM.

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    I don't get the hand-wringing. Most of us (myself included) haven't seen 99.999999% of thee players play a single game.

    Scouts get these things right less than half the time. Fans even less. The fact is this kid has more talent than most. So he's a high school arm? Every college arm was a high school arm at one point. It doesn't change the talent level.
    "No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda

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    Nice, and now the Indians will make a good pick to make the way I feel even worse.

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    Baseball America had him going #20 to the Giants, who've done a great job of developing arms.

    He wouldn't have lasted out of the first round for sure.

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    HS guy in the mid 90's with 3 pitches--right on target. No way he's around after a half dozen more picks.

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    At least they aren't taking low upside guys.

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    Quote Originally Posted by Brutus the Pimp View Post
    I don't get the hand-wringing. Most of us (myself included) haven't seen 99.999999% of thee players play a single game.

    Scouts get these things right less than half the time. Fans even less. The fact is this kid has more talent than most. So he's a high school arm? Every college arm was a high school arm at one point. It doesn't change the talent level.
    There's a lot of high school arms. Some are projected to go high in the draft. Others aren't. Those who are experts in this field seem to think the Reds reached here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey View Post
    Nice, and now the Indians will make a good pick to make the way I feel even worse.
    "Indians looking for the best college arm on the board"

    Would've loved for the Reds to draft with that profile.
    I may not be fast, but I sure am slow.

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    Someone mentioned an injury? What's the deal with that?

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    For those of you saying the Reds are "going cheap", did it ever occur to you that this could be the price the Reds needed to pay to sign Aroldis Chapman?

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    Re: Official 2012 Draft Day Thread (Day 1)

    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    For those of you saying the Reds are "going cheap", did it ever occur to you that this could be the price the Reds needed to pay to sign Aroldis Chapman?
    No.


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