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05-05-2012 08:11 AM #1
Keith Law thinks O's should draft Correa?Shoshana (Boston)
If you were the Orioles would you take Correa at #4? I have to admit the college pitching prospects have me feeling really underwhelmed
Klaw (12:13 PM)
Quite happily, yes. There's a good case to be made that Correa will end up the best player in this draft class.
05-05-2012 08:12 AM #2
Here's some more info. This is from Bleacher Report, so take it with a grain...
Carlos Correa (Puerto Rico; SS):
Hailing from the famed Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Carlos Correa has made plenty of noise in the MLB scouting pool.
Usually, shortstops than can hit for both power and average develop the missing piece later down the road in either the minors or once they are established in the league. Correa on the other hand, clearly has five tools early on and is primed for development.
MLB Comparison: Troy Tulowitzki
Both are over 6'4'' and have terrific range at short, but where the comparison is most clear is at the dish. Tulo is one of the top shortstops in the league and a purely enjoyable talent to watch. He has 90 homers since 2009 and is sure to hit between 30 and 40 once again this season.
05-05-2012 11:48 AM #3
I'm in! We need positional talent and he & Machado can be on the leftside for a long time for the Orioles.
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05-05-2012 07:42 PM #5
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Want Correa. Wouldn't be surprised to see him ultimately go in top 3 though.
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05-07-2012 01:58 PM #7
Here is Law's write up from him from over the weekend. Says he has absurd eye hand coordination, he says he could be the best player out of this class. Only 17. I'm definitly liking
05-09-2012 11:19 AM #8Plus Member since 12/09 Major League Starter
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How would Correa stack up against Machado as a prospect?
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05-09-2012 12:51 PM #12
What's the most recent update on Giolito's health? Last I heard he was starting a throwing program. Any chance he's back to full strength and showing it by draft time?
05-09-2012 12:58 PM #13
Probably already been discussed but what are our chances of this happening at 4?
05-09-2012 02:09 PM #14
Decent chance, it was elbow not shoulder, so even if it's a surgery thing, he would have been fine after TJ.
05-09-2012 02:24 PM #15