Comments on: Potential Draft Bonus and Compensation Changes http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/potential-draft-bonus-and-compensation-changes.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:23:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 By: Jeremy http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/potential-draft-bonus-and-compensation-changes.html#comment-10298 Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:10:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21521#comment-10298 This is horseshit.  The Phillies can pay Papelbon roughly $195,000 for every inning pitched and no one has a problem with it, but if small market teams, the Bucs and their $17 mil. especially, spend “too much” on the draft the whole system needs changed to limit small market teams from getting superstar talent?  Like I said, horseshit.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/potential-draft-bonus-and-compensation-changes.html#comment-10284 Mon, 14 Nov 2011 19:20:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21521#comment-10284 Tim,  what you are saying is, after round 10 they can still draft prep players and give them over slot money, just not round 1-10.  Nothing changes other than they will not get “Josh Bells” round 2 but could get them round 11 because noone will draft overslot guys until then.  Correct?

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/potential-draft-bonus-and-compensation-changes.html#comment-10267 Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:34:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21521#comment-10267 It would appear that whatever they do is going to effect the Pirates in an adverse way!

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