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Offline imref

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2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Topic Start: November 30, 2012, 05:37:27 PM »
Hood makes MLB.com's list of top available prospects:

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/prospects/watch/y2012/#list=rule5

Offline zimm_da_kid

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #1: November 30, 2012, 05:55:15 PM »
Just draft someone who throws hard and see what happens

Offline BrandonK

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #2: November 30, 2012, 09:26:01 PM »
Losing Meyer and Hood this offseason would be an awful offseason for the farm

Offline zimm_da_kid

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #3: November 30, 2012, 09:45:51 PM »
I highly doubt hood would be able to stick with a team at this point.  He is still just too raw.

Offline BrandonK

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #4: November 30, 2012, 10:39:43 PM »
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I highly doubt hood would be able to stick with a team at this point.  He is still just too raw.

Flores was a bit older, but hadn't played at as high a level as Hood has. I could see a team using him as a 5th OF.


Offline zoom

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #5: November 30, 2012, 11:37:39 PM »
is the draft order of the rule V the same as the amateur draft?

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #6: November 30, 2012, 11:38:53 PM »
Yes

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #7: December 01, 2012, 08:03:25 AM »
Hood also Nats' #8 prospect!?!


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Offline imref

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #8: December 06, 2012, 10:03:52 PM »
a look at the state of our farm system, with input from Jim Callis.

It's pretty ugly now after Rendon,  but we're better off having a stacked major league roster and a thin minor league system then the other way around.

http://www.masnsports.com/nationals_pastime/2012/12/analyzing-a-now-less-stocked.html

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #9: December 07, 2012, 08:24:48 AM »
Taking the optimists view, Callis suggests the talent seems to be there if the injuries can be overcome. Giolito, Purke, Solis, Rendon all seem to have that issue.  The system will rank very low in BA this year, I think, but you could see a rebound with health.  Of course, you could see a huge fall off too if Goodwin looks overmatched in AA, Skole loses effectiveness against better pitchers, and the injuries do not work out.  But I'm a 'Shiner.

Offline Kevrock

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Re: 2012 Rule 5 Draft
« Reply #10: December 07, 2012, 09:08:55 AM »
Callis really knows him stuff.