Originally Posted by ChicagoG19
The MLB draft is probably the biggest crapshoot of any of the four major sports. There are maybe 2 to 3 surefire superstars in most draft years.
Absolutely. The pool of eligible players is much larger than the NBA, NHL or NFL draft. Also, there is a much longer development time period for baseball players than the other sports, so in the MLB draft it is more about potential than "do we have someone who can start on Day One?"