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#81 Danchat

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:14 PM

 

Found this article on 10th rounder Regi Grace

https://www.clarionl...raft/675320002/

Huh, that sounds good for a 10th rounder, hopefully they can sign him. For what little I know about the process, it seems to me that the Twins have been able to sign most of the guys they draft (that matter, of course).

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#82 AZTwin

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:24 PM

The 10th rounder is one of my favorite picks the whole draft 🙈

#83 Monkeypaws

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 09:29 PM

Here are some articles about 8th rounder Chris Williams from the Clemson Insider:

 

https://theclemsonin...chris-williams/

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 11:07 PM

Going by name only,Willie Joe Gary, Jr is the best pick the Twins have made so far. 

 

We'll have to wait and see what the best pick they've made on talent. I'll also be disappointed if I don't get to use the letters WJGJ or the the name WiJoGaJu for a while.

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 06:49 AM

Interesting strategy.Three high school players in the last half of the Top 10.Normally, these type of picks are difficult to sign unless going over slot, some require way over. 

 

Don't know what their discussions have been, but it doesn't seem like the Twins have the dollars to get all three.But I also don't see them drafting anyone in the Top 10 they don't anticipate signing.So maybe they can get these guys for $200,000-$300,000 over slot, each.

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 01:34 PM

 

Interesting strategy.Three high school players in the last half of the Top 10.Normally, these type of picks are difficult to sign unless going over slot, some require way over. 

 

Don't know what their discussions have been, but it doesn't seem like the Twins have the dollars to get all three.But I also don't see them drafting anyone in the Top 10 they don't anticipate signing.So maybe they can get these guys for $200,000-$300,000 over slot, each.

Of the 3, Charles Mack is going to cost the most with his talent and commit to Clemson, but not bank breaking.Mack is one of those guys who has above average hit and power skills but questions about his defense at SS.Yet he's athletic enough that some scouts think he'd be an above average catcher (as he catches part time for his HS team).

 

Willie Joe Gary Jr was committed to Pearl River (Miss.) JC so I'm guessing that won't be a hard sign. 

 

While Regi Grace (BA rank: 482 overal and 14th in state of Miss) is committed to Mississippi State and his stock climbed towards the end as he gained 5 mph by season's end; he had been 88-90 but got it up to 92-93.Mechanically he has questions as he does medically with a bilaterally fracture of L4 and L5 that cost him junior year (from weightlifting) and had to wear a back brace for 5 months.He did have offers from LSU, Ole Miss, and Auburn so the talent is definitely thought to be there.

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#87 caninatl04

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 05:45 PM

 

Certainly the early picks will, easy.

My only concerns are Grace and that earlier round SS.




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