According to Jeff Passan, Major League Baseball won't implement an international draft in 2014.

https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/340486650209644544

The new CBA restricted the spending in the international markets, and had all of the framework for a draft. The key difference is that teams at the bottom of the standings, with low bonus pools, can currently spend all of their money on a top prospect. Under a draft, the top prospects would go to the teams who need them.

I don't know if Pirates fans should be opposed to this. The Pirates have been successful adding guys like Starling Marte ($85,000), Alen Hanson ($150,000), Gregory Polanco ($75,000), and Dilson Herrera ($220,000). Under the current system the Pirates don't have to worry about how many of these guys they can sign. ...

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