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2024 MLB Draft

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by tellitlikeitis, May 17, 2024.

  1. rockets1995

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    Rookie Paul Skenes of the Pirates is a All Star this year.

    His Velocity is on another level.

    Skubal of the Tigers is another Great Pitcher.
     
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    Mathews does have a chance to be a star but probably not up the middle.
     
  3. BlindHog

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    Pretty high expectations. It will not take quite that much to make me happy.
     
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    BA also on the Tyson Lewis bandwagon
     
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    All mock drafts are a bit ridiculous, but I don't comprehend a baseball mock draft after the first 10 picks or so
     
  10. 13 in 33

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    Brown didn't draft Gilbert. Click took him in 2022.
     
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    I just want us to draft pitchers with our first 5 picks
     
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    When was the last time the first 8 picks were all collegiate players?

    Really feels like there has been a shift in drafting philosophy over the last fews years to prefer college players, especially with the bonus pool rules.
     
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    That would be a disaster.

    They need to do the exact opposite - draft high ceiling position players with their first 5 picks then some combination of high floor college pitchers and high ceiling position players the other 14 rounds.

    That's my mantra "high ceiling position players early, high floor pitching in the middle, and high ceiling again late."
     
  14. BlindHog

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    These where my choices for 2023 potential Astros first rounder.
    First to go was Cam Smith.
    LHP, Cam Caminiti, Saguaro HS (AZ)
    14th round, 3B, Cam Smith, Florida State
    RHP/OF, Carson Benge, Oklahoma State
     
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    Local kid goes to Milwaukee
     
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    Astros should trade Jalen Green to move up to get Cam Caminiti ;)
     
  17. Snake Diggit

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    Gillen off the board at 18. Last 3 picks have been HS guys taken higher than their expectations.

    All of the college C are still there as is Tyson Lewis. I’m still hoping for Dakota Jordan on a way under slot bonus.
     
  18. BlindHog

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    2023 potential Astros first rounder.
    Next off the board is Carson Benge, leaving only my first choice Caminiti.
    I expected him to go first so maybe he will fall to us.
    LHP, Cam Caminiti, Saguaro HS (AZ)
    14th round, 3B, Cam Smith, Florida State
    19th round, RHP/OF, Carson Benge, Oklahoma State
     
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    I'm trying to figure out what happened to his brother Garrett Benge. Dude just retired after only a few years in the minors.
     
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    2023 potential Astros first rounder.
    Caminiti almost made it to us but he is gone at 24.
    At this point Walker Janek is my fallback position.

    24th round, LHP, Cam Caminiti, Saguaro HS (AZ)
    14th round, 3B, Cam Smith, Florida State
    19th round, RHP/OF, Carson Benge, Oklahoma State
     

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