Comments on: The Viability of an International Draft http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/05/interview-with-frank-coonelly-viability-of-an-international-draft.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Sat, 24 May 2014 14:30:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 By: Murray Passarieu http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/05/interview-with-frank-coonelly-viability-of-an-international-draft.html#comment-14737 Fri, 04 May 2012 13:59:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=30160#comment-14737 I hope so.  I think it’s ridiculous that American players have to go through a draft and international players are all free agents.  American players would LOVE to have that opportunity.  So, either they should all be free agents or everyone should be in the draft.  That way the same rules apply to all.

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