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2015 MLB Draft

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Drew_Le, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. Drew_Le

    Drew_Le Member

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    After this horrible month of July for Houston sports, I needed something to look forward to. Found this primer on the 2015 draft and highlighted some that caught my eyes. Here's to 2 stud prospects coming in 2015!

    http://throughthefencebaseball.com/2015-mlb-draft-early-30-college-prospects/43327

     
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  2. awc713

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    Dazmon Cameron. I think he'll go #1
     
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  3. astros123

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    if we can get cameron and matuella then DAMNNN
     
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  4. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Still Believes in Jonathan Villar

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    Never too early to see who we pick (or, at this point, who we want the Astros to pick), and then complain about him when he's not obliterating everything in sight in his first full professional season.
     
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  5. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    Seems like you gotta go college with the second pick.
     
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  6. The Beard

    The Beard Contributing Member

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    I know i've said this too many times already, in other threads

    But I just wish we would take the best player available, and get him signed. Instead of trying to play the system and sign someone under slot to add extra over slot guys later, and all of that.

    And no, i'm not saying this because of the non sign of Aiken as this has been my stance all along.

    When you are the worst team and get the best pick, take the best player.

    Just my opinion
     
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  7. Nook

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    When have the Astros not taken best player available? Correa was their #1 prospect... Then took Appel and little savings and then thought Aiken was the best bet before learning of the UCL.
     
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  8. The Beard

    The Beard Contributing Member

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    Ok, maybe you are right.

    I personally have not seen their actual draft board. Most people think they have tried to use the system to draft someone they know they could get under slot leaving money for guys like McCuller and Ruiz, Nix and Marshall. Most of the baseball world seems to think that is what they have done.

    The Correa pick certainly looks like it was the right one.

    Not trying to make anyone upset (which is way, way too easy to do just by stating an opinion around here these days)

    Just saying I hope they don't worry so much about the "system" and what they can do with extra slot money and so forth....and just take the best player, that's all i'm saying
     
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    #Spazz4Daz
     
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  10. The Real Shady

    The Real Shady Contributing Member

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    I heard Michael Matuella has a gigantic UCL that has Jeff Luhnow frothing.
     
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  11. cardpire

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    #ContractTeamwideSalmonella4Matuella
     
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    juicystream Contributing Member

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    Correa was the only one of the 3 that might have been the system. By all accounts, Buxton was not #1 for them, and it was between Correa & Appel.
     
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  13. Progs

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    Imagine if the Astros land the 1st and 2nd overall picks 2015 mlb draft...lol Mike Matuella and Daz Cameron to the Astros no doubt.They are two superb prospects and then there is a drop off after them two.
    talk about highway robbery that would make the Astros by far the winners in draft day...Might be looking at a 20 million draft pool money...WoW
     
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    juicystream Contributing Member

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    Throw in Stephen Kolek at 2-1.
     
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    The Astros picking 1-1 and 1-2 is quite possible indeed. Only the Rangers have a worse record (by 1 game) and that is mostly because of health reasons. As the Rangers heal, they should pull away.

    Has a team ever had the top 2 positions in the draft before?
     
  16. Drew_Le

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    My god, the thought of Daz and Matuella makes my heart stop Aiken for Aiken.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>MLB Draft is being moved from a Thursday to a Monday, June 8 next year</p>&mdash; Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) <a href="https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/509016862932234241">September 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    Whatever happened to the rumors of making it work with Aiken? Is that officially dead?
     
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    Nick Contributing Member

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    Turns out, it was more in regards to Nix... but chances are, nothing really happens there other than having the arbiter make a ruling.
     
  20. No Worries

    No Worries Contributing Member

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    Brady Aiken's parents are still seriously butt hurt with the Astros. They said that Brady would never sign with the Astros. Ever.

    Brady Aiken had until September first to file arbitration but did not. No surprise there, given their butt hurt.
     
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