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#1 Stinky Pete

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 08:43 AM

Too soon? Just few thoughts....

My early pick is Seth Manaea. Hard throwing college lefty. I will be watching Indiana State closely this spring.
I think a college pitcher is the way to go this year. An impact player who can start contributing 2ish years when hopefully the Cubs have turned it around. David Price like.
I would actually love to load up on P's in this draft. I am fascinated by the Marlins 2005 draft with 5 1st rd picks and they were all pitchers. Granted it did not work out too well for Fla, but I still find it very intriguing.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 09:31 AM

I am also a big fan of Manaea.

I also loved what the Astros did this year getting Correa for 'cheap' and then using the savings to nab a stud pitcher in McCullers in the sandwich round...a guy who slipped for one reason or another but has all the talent. If the Cubs dont go the Appel/Stanek/Manaea/OtherPitcher route with the #2 pick I hope they at least use a similar strat to get one in the sup. round.

#3 BFiddy

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 05:19 PM

Too soon? Just few thoughts....

My early pick is Seth Manaea. Hard throwing college lefty. I will be watching Indiana State closely this spring.


I think his name is Sean?
And that's a bad miss...

#4 fromthemitten

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 06:17 PM

One thing I've noticed is that all the World Series Champions (at least since the strike) have had in common was an elite catcher. I'd like to see the Cubs go after the top catching prospect in the draft since they haven't had a great catcher since probably Damian Miller.

#5 Mike Taylor (no relation)

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 03:01 PM

I liked the Chadd Krist pick this year. Probably the best catcher on the board and we pick him up deep in the draft.

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 03:35 PM

is your screenname a parody of how the CollegeFootballTalk's John Taylor's obsessive need to put (no relation) in parenthesis after anybody's with "Taylor" in their name even if it's their first name? If so that's awesome

#7 Mike Taylor (no relation)

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 03:48 PM

It's more practical than that... Brett Taylor runs this site. I just wanted everyone to know that I'm not like a relative that helps promote his arguments or something.

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 03:57 PM

It's more practical than that... Brett Taylor runs this site. I just wanted everyone to know that I'm not like a relative that helps promote his arguments or something.

Clearly you're related to Ben Klafczynski though...

#9 Tommy

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 04:03 PM

I heard he could throw 98mph if asked to.
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:01 PM

Ben Klafczynski could knock the mustache off Dick Tidrow at 100 yards.




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