I don’t see what drafting well should be rewarded. That makes zero sense. If you are are saying more good players will be in the league as teams are rewarded by spending more time developing them. I still don’t buy it as most comp picks are going to take just as long to develop. So I don’t see what rewarding teams does for the quality of players in the league,
Probably not too many. It’s a given that he’ll spend at least half a season, and maybe all year, in AAA. They’ll be giving the innings to those who have a shot at the OD roster, or guys who’ve spent some time in AAA already and could be early call-ups.
Zach Davies is averaging under 89 mph in the majors, and yet is a successful big league pitcher. I see Wells as somewhat comparable, though a lefty.