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Lucas: Bard And Miller Feel A Draft

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

The baseball draft is fickle. In most other professional sports, selections go approximately in order of sheer talent. In baseball, though, a player in the bottom half of the first round can have a much higher ceiling than a player in the top 10. Players understand the situation. One of Miller's first answers to media queries included the word "signability," which is essentially a politically correct substitute for cheapness. (Tar Heel Blue)

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