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Tuesday, June 05, 2001

MLB.com Draft Coverage

MLB Radio is going to cover the draft on the air for the entire first day.  20 Rounds.  20 Rounds in 6 hours comes out to 600 picks in 360 minutes, almost two picks a minute.  Can you imagine the lists the scouting directors have made up?  I bet they are wearing MS Excel out.  This draft is going to be a tad bit different that the NFL and NBA drafts. 

While I think baseball needs to promote itself, this could be the most boring baseball programming ever, especially once we get past the second or third round.  Still if I can keep mlb.com from locking up my browser (why do you hate me?), I’ll probably listen to some of the coverage.

Sean Forman Posted: June 05, 2001 at 02:49 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Greg Franklin Posted: June 05, 2001 at 11:16 PM (#69146)
There's some garbage in their list of players. The players' schools show up under several varying names and abbreviations, and

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