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Draft Day 2014 seems like a good time to reflect on Gary Rasijch's two prior drafts.

2012 Top 10:

Gausman

Kline

Marin

Walker

Poche (didn't sign)

Rutledge

Price

Boss

Wager

Hutter

2012 others:

16. Rennie

19. Hader

26. Herbst

2013 Top 10:

Harvey

Hart

Sisco

Tarpley

Heim

Seabrooke

Murphy

Dosch

Mancini

Hoarcek

Wynns

2013 others:

11. Brault

13. Yacobonis

14. Yastzemski

19. Rheault

22. Keller

Overall, my impression is that the 2012 draft was pretty mediocre, with a lot riding on how Gausman (no. 4 overall pick) works out. Arguably, the best pick in that draft was Hader at no. 19, but he was traded away in the Norris deal. Walker has made great strides this year and looks like a solid pick at no. 4. Kline may still prove worthy of his no. 2 pick status.

The 2013 draft, on the other hand, looks really good. Hunter appears to have been a steal as the no. 22 overall pick. Sisco, Dosch, Mancini and Horacek have all proven worthy of the spots where they were selected and there are five lower picks performing well at Delmarva.

Right now, I'd give the 2012 draft a C- and the 2013 a B+. Thoughts? Any potential major leaguers I left off these lists?

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