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Aaron Rowand - Sandwich Pick

Postby mocabeenow » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:00 pm

What the heck is a Sandwich pick?

Draft: 1998 - Sandwich Pick by the Chicago White Sox

I saw this on his Yahoo profile today, and wondered, "What the heck? And then i got really hungry.

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Postby nikku88 » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:02 pm

Is this when a team gets a draft pick for losing a FA and the pick is between the 1st and 2nd round of the draft?
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Postby RugbyD » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:13 pm

nikku88 wrote:Is this when a team gets a draft pick for losing a FA and the pick is between the 1st and 2nd round of the draft?


i believe so
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Postby KolbSaves » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:17 pm

Yum.
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Postby thomasps3 » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:20 pm

Yes. When a team loses a FA, if the team that signed him has higher than I think the 15th pick, the team that loses the FA gets a sandwich pick between 1st and 2nd round instead, i believe
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Postby raiders_umpire » Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:39 pm

thomasps3 wrote:Yes. When a team loses a FA, if the team that signed him has higher than I think the 15th pick, the team that loses the FA gets a sandwich pick between 1st and 2nd round instead, i believe


i think this is correct
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Postby SoxWillNeverWinAgain » Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:12 pm

oh you boys are so naughty!
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Postby Lofunzo » Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:13 pm

Sounds good to me. Boy, I'm hungry now.
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Postby metsfan05 » Sat Mar 19, 2005 4:37 pm

I don't get it. If you lose a player to free agency, you get a good draft pick? But only if the player signs with a bad team? There has to be more to it than that.

When Jason Giambi left the A's and signed with the Yankees, the A's wouldn't get a pick, because the Yankees were good that year.

When Carlos Beltran left the Astros for the Mets, the Astros would get a pick, because the Mets sucked last year.

Both teams lost their best players, but only one gets a draft pick out of it?
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