FanPost

Draft and the Braves Philosophy about Slot

Okay I'll be honest here, I don't know much about how the MLB draft works. Since I'm an NFL and NHL draft freak, it was interesting to take a look at how the MLB Draft works.

The Braves, I hear, are very committed to usually not bust slot. I was wondering what makes Frank Wren and the owners to be so cheap about their money. The Braves aren't what you would call a "small market" team, but less fans seem to flock to Turner Field these days. However, since we don't have access to their financial records I can't make any assumptions. Lots of mock drafts have the Braves taking a high school or college pitcher that won't demand too much cash. So what do you think the Braves will do this year? Follow their old rules or actually draft a player with power. The system seems to be loaded with pitching and solid positional players with average power and good defense. Hopefully, Wren pays for a player that can really contribute to the team. 

This FanPost does not express the views or opinions of Talking Chop.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Talking Chop

You must be a member of Talking Chop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Talking Chop. You should read them.

Join Talking Chop

You must be a member of Talking Chop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Talking Chop. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker