But I also relied on the fact that they paid Haskin more money than them, not just that he was drafted higher. But it was reasonably close, so not necessarily definitive.
Mayo $1.75 mm
Baumler $1.5 mm
I wouldn't exercise the option until pretty much the last minute. What if he falls down the stairs, rips up the ligaments in his leg and is a giant question mark for next year? Unlikely, but why gamble with 3 million dollars any more than you have to?