Comments on: 2011 Draft Day Two Preview: Two Top Players Fall to Pirates http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:12:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Nate http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7306 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:33:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7306 Line of the day – “If you’re passing up millions of dollars to take World History at 8 AM three days a week, then maybe you need an education.”

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By: Andrew P http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7303 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 15:27:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7303  i’d pay purke last 1st rd money if we could snag him in the 3rd. huge upside for like $2m? maybe $3m?

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By: Tim Williams http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7301 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:50:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7301 Yes.  Teams are allowed to contact the player.  Last year teams contacted Allie when it was their turn to pick, or before it was their turn.  They ended up balking at his $3 M bonus demands.

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By: Tim Williams http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7302 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:50:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7302 I would be surprised if Purke accepted less than first round money, and I’d be surprised if any team gave him first round money.  Regardless of what round he goes in, I don’t think he signs.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7300 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:47:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7300 Tim
Are the Pirates allowed to communicate with Boras about any of his draft eligibile clients before the draft?
The reason I asked this question is that if they could, they might find out the real deal with Bell.
It looks like Boras is going to fill up his piggy bank after this draft!

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By: Andrew P http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7299 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:41:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7299 i’d take Norris, he’s an easier sign and a #1 lefty… those don’t grow on trees. any chance Purke would be available in round 3?

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/06/2011-draft-day-two-preview-two-top-players-fall-to-pirates.html#comment-7298 Tue, 07 Jun 2011 12:21:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=11675#comment-7298 Tim…you hit the nail on the head with “this is almost as interesting as the 1st round pick”.

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