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 Post subject: Re: Mets drafts picks 2020
PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2020 7:44 pm 
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I could see the mets taking a lot of college seniors for 20K. They hit the college senior market pretty hard last year. Mostly those guys don't work out, but nothing wrong with taking a flyer.

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 Post subject: Re: Mets drafts picks 2020
PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2020 9:20 pm 
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LTKfRGM wrote:
I could see the mets taking a lot of college seniors for 20K. They hit the college senior market pretty hard last year. Mostly those guys don't work out, but nothing wrong with taking a flyer.


A little different though. Signing Seniors for 20k as undrafted FA's is an "option".

Not like drafting a Senior in round 5 or 12 or whatever and paying peanuts because it allows them to be under slot


This is teams being allowed to spend 20k on players if they "choose" to w/no ramifications at all (IE being able to invest more in another player(s)_


I just hope the Mets have a really good draft (like last yr) not bothered if other teams 'make a kiling' signing 10-20 players for 20k each

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Yeah, and if you're using the "He's 19" logic, then I guess the best report a scout could give us is:


"I have no idea. He's a teenager. He may go through 5 arm surgeries between now and his 30th birthday. He may add a pitch. He may lose a pitch. He may put on 30 lbs and add velocity. He may put on 50 lbs and eat his way out of the league. I literally have no idea what he is going to be."

But thats not what these guys are paid to do, nor what we are looking for them to do, right?


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 Post subject: Re: Mets drafts picks 2020
PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2020 7:58 pm 
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I'm expecting to be disappointed and hoping to be surprised like last year.

I just hope they don't go below slot with Rounds 1-5 just because they have no revenue this year so far. It would be so typical yet I would still be disgusted.


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 Post subject: Re: Mets drafts picks 2020
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 11:04 am 
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I'm expecting to be disappointed and hoping to be surprised like last year.

I just hope they don't go below slot with Rounds 1-5 just because they have no revenue this year so far. It would be so typical yet I would still be disgusted.


I wouldn't worry about it too much. Worst case, they draft low ceiling college juniors cause that's who they like. I don't see them trying to save money on the draft because it's too little saved, it's like a vet minimum contract or two. Not worth it.

Maybe they shift a 2nd round pick to 2021, but that might actually be a good idea given the 2021 draft could be extra deep, but it depends on how much they like this year's options.

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