The Rays had Mike Pelfrey from Wichita State who was rated by several outlets as the top pitcher in the draft sitting in their laps. Instead, they went with a guy from Rice who sat out all year after not signing with the Birds.
The Rays fans were jilted at the alter. Instead of going with the sexy pick, they go with a known commodity. I hope Neimann gave the some info on why he should be chosen ahead of "the guy". The Mets are laughing as they notched another top tier pitcher as Pelfrey went in the next pick. Am I seeing this wrong? I assumed the Brewers would take him at #5. I guess having an agent like Boras is what scared them off.
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