With the MLB draft starting in 37 days, we take a look at the updated top 200 draft prospects list from Baseball America. They will eventually expand their list to 500 spots, but that will be much closer to the start of the draft. Since this isn't a mock draft, I wanted to take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of this draft class.
We always say, and the Pirates have mentioned it many times, you should never draft for need in baseball. What is currently a need at one point, might not be a need by the time the drafted player is ready for the majors. It should always be the best player available, with the only time that need comes into play is when you rate two players at different positions the same. If you can't decide who is a better choice between a first baseman and a shortstop,...
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