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SB Nation Reacts: How would you grade the Rays draft?

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The reviews on the 2020 MLB Draft are in!

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Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Rays fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.

The immediate future of MLB couldn’t be more in question. However, attention around the league, at least momentarily, turned to the game’s next wave at the MLB Draft.

Rays fans, specifically, are excited for what is to come. Nearly 60 percent of Rays fans gave the team an A-grade for their first-round selection of pitcher Nick Bitsko out of Central Bucks High School East in Pennsylvania. Tampa Bay selected the right-handed pitcher with the 24th pick in the first round.

The Rays made six selections during the truncated five-round draft, selecting four pitchers and two middle-infielders.

As a class, 59 percent of Rays fans gave the team a B.

Despite the excitement now, most fans don’t think any of the newly-drafted players will make an impact on the big-league team for a few seasons. More than 90 percent of fans don’t expect a player to break through until at least next season – assuming there is a 2020 season – with the highest percentage looking to 2022.

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