Fade2White12 wrote:At this point, I'm starting to become indifferent about the entire subject.
If we allow anyone to be drafted and kept, then I rather not institute a MiLB draft this year or next, or ever! There's going to be that guy who is in 12th place, or close, who will drop 2-3+ bench players and pick up some prospects on the oft chance that they are called up and dominate (ala Alexei, Longoria, etc.) and/or use them to as final keepers. As a result, our first inaugural minors draft will be a shell of what it could be - what a waste.
I vote consistency. If you all are going to vote for the unrestricted database, then it should stay that way for the duration of this league.
This goes with my post in the commentary. What's the difference if there's 5 guys missing from the prospects draft? I don't know if you have had the chance to grasp how vast the MiLB system is. Just to put some perspective, I'm in a Dynasty league that's running into it's 4th year, it's a 16 team league, and we have a 10 round MiLB draft every year. 160 players a year, with probably an average depth of 25 players per team that are still in their active minors. That's about 400 players, AND there's still guys that sneak through into the FA pool that come out of no where that weren't on a guy's MiLB roster. It sounds like some of you don't want to be that deep, and I'm totally fine with that, it's just that I was still getting solid prospects in the 8th round of my MiLB draft this year. If we have just a 5 round MiLB draft, we're hardly cracking the top 50, which btw doesn't always translate to MLB success at all. I'm still stuck with my first ever 1st rounder Ryan Sheely. The guy was a masher, but I can't wait to drop him without a cap hit this year.
I don't see a problem with someone grabbing a guy like David Price in September and wanting to keep him even if he's under the limit.
And this is all under the assumption that we're even going to have a MiLB system implemented for 2010.