What is your opinion of the A.J. Pierzynski signing?
MJH on accountability
Robbyfist-the new Army of ZERO.
OOOOops. My bad
JD I am impressed by your cranium. Did you graduate from UTexas?
UTexas? Who in the hell calls it UTexas? I think you need to stop typing, you're probably going to hurt your pitching arm. It's all about control, right?
Maybe he meant UT Exes, as I know of no UTexases.
I followed the 2009 draft and was very high on the Brownwood, TX prep pitcher Shelby Miller. I thought it was not a reach for Texas to pick him at 14. Instead they drafted Matt Purke who did not sign. Jon Daniels was the GM at the time and I love him alot but passing on Miller for Purke was not a good decision by his scouting department.
Champ, the Rule 4 draft is a crapshoot. Some players pan out, others don't. Simple as that.
Shelby Miller > Matt Purke
Yeah, it's probably best to question our front office. Good idea.
I am questioning the scouting department... Look at the 2009 Draft. Why in the hell would we have ever drafted Matt Purke with signability being an issue.
I give up-WHY?
I am questioning the scouting department... Look at the 2009 Draft. Why in the hell would we have ever drafted Matt Purke with signability being an issue. Sign-ability wasn't an issue with Purke, or at least it wasn't supposed to be. There were inconsistencies coming from both sides ... we were going through a weird wrinkle in our ownership transition, and Purke had multiple voices in his ear.
Either way, it didn't work out. But if the Rangers, in 2009, believed Matt Purke was a better selection than Shelby Miller, I trust it.
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