View Full Version : Article: Twins MLB Draft Profile: Ryne Stanek, RHP
05-23-2013, 07:11 AM
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mike wants wins
05-23-2013, 07:42 AM
I'd say it is not unreasonable for him to be the pick, but that he's about 7-10th on the list right now......
05-23-2013, 07:50 AM
I agree. After posting last night I read something about how there are a lot of parallels between Matt Harvey coming out of UNC three years ago and Ryne Stanek today.
Basically, Harvey struggled at times, some thought he was destined to be a reliever, there wasn't so many questions about his stuff, but how it was used and the results it was(n't) getting.
Fast forward three years, Stanek has struggled at times, some think he's destined to be a reliever, has the stuff, but isn't getting the results (consistently) that he's capable of.
That's the upside that Stanek potentially offers. If I were running the Twins, I ultimately think I'd go a different direction, but he'd be a name that comes in and out of the conversation. Plus, I think his initial asking price will be higher than Shipley's (though I bet their bonuses are pretty close).
mike wants wins
05-23-2013, 08:14 AM
Agree with everything you just typed, Jeremy. It's one reason I wish you could trade draft picks. I'd do everything I could to get like 3 top 10 picks, and take a bunch of pitchers with upside. Stewart, Stanek, Shipley......
05-23-2013, 08:26 AM
The more I read about this draft, the more I have no idea what I want the Twins to do. Ideally, I would like them to get a front line starter, but after Gray and Appel, I'm not sure who I want. Certainly there are pitchers with top of the rotation ceilings, but they all have a ton of risk. I think I'm starting to lean towards a position player despite the lack of pitching depth in the organization.
05-23-2013, 03:50 PM
At one point he was definitely going to be a top 5 pick and now he could fall into the teens. Has a great fastball and a chance to have three above pitches but he is way too inconsistent for my liking. Also, he has a very violent delivery which is a red flag for some teams. Does have front of the rotation stuff though.
05-23-2013, 05:57 PM
Stanek came out dealing today... his fastball was in the low-to-mid-90s, hitting as high as 97 in the first inning. His mid-80s slider is also working. It's obviously early (after 1), but if he can make a(nother) statement against LSU, I'd have to believe his stock will be on the rise.
I watched a full game of his earlier this year and didn't have a ton of concern about his delivery, but I'm not the trained eye of Paker Hageman. I have seen that some have "long-term durability" concerns about his delivery... but when isn't there? Parker!?
05-24-2013, 10:45 AM
Jim Callis's new mock draft has Stanek going 8th overall to the Royals... Mock Draft 2.0: Shades Of Gray - BaseballAmerica.com (http://www.baseballamerica.com/draft/jim-callis-2013-mock-draft-2-0/)