It’s not the spectacle that the NFL Draft is, but the MLB Draft is gaining popularity each year because of the buzz that some of the great young minor leaguers generate. There are people who favor the minors and prospects more than they do the big leagues!
We love prospects ourselves here at Diamond Hoggers. This is a great chance to get a first look at guys before they’re seasoned and tainted with the ways of the big leagues. There’s an innocence to it!
And if you’re bored during commercial breaks, make sure you read this post on Brien Taylor from ESPN New York. Who else had that #1 Prospect Topps Card of Taylor as a kid and thought it was going to be worth big things?