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Old 05-22-2018, 09:50 AM
rdivaldi rdivaldi is offline
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Originally Posted by Hitmen77 View Post
What about that guy who just had his number retired by the Sox last year? Drafted 1139th overall. Extremely rare, yes. But not never.

Of course anomalies will happen, but honestly guys drafted in the 10th round or later have less than a 20% of ever even reaching the majors and even less chance of making an impact.

Late round picks can be nice surprises but shouldn't be counted on.
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