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Major League Draft Determines Success Down The Road

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Draft Day Is Dream For Every Baseball Player

By John Ventola

Transactions such as player trades and free agent signings play important roles in overall development of major league teams, but the annual player draft held each June is the lifeblood of any organization. All 30 teams attempt to discover the next Mike Trout or Bryce Harper for everyday play, while hoping to secure a Clayton Kershaw-type arm to hold down their top starting pitcher role. An inexact exercise at best, some sure shots turn into busts, while some long shots can turn into long-time major leaguers. Continue reading