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2023 MLB Draft

Discussion in 'GatorGrowl's Diamond Gators' started by Gatorgal04, Jul 4, 2023.

  1. oneatatime

    oneatatime GC Hall of Fame

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    Does Rivera have a future as an MLB shortstop or is he likely going to be moved to third?
     
  2. paidinfull

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    Maybe he’ll eventually end up with the ray’s and he can play everything but catcher. :)
     
  3. jdgator

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  4. jdgator

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    I think Florida is going to have its first #1 overall pick later tonight. Would be the first in school history for any sport.
     
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  5. ocalaman

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    I love Colby and he can on occasion make a Brooksian play at third, but a collegiate position player that hits well below 0.300 ain't going to be drafted very high if at all.

    I know that his bat came around late in the season but it wasn't there early in the season.

    If I was drafting players as a GM I might take him as a late round flier and hope for the best. He has some skills.
     
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  7. GatorLurker

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  8. oragator1

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    If Langford went number 1 he would be the first one for the gators in a major sport.
     
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  9. GatorLurker

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    Yep.

    #41 Neal Walk went second behind Lew Alcindor (later Kareem Abdul Jabbar).
     
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  10. GatorLurker

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    Good question.

    Rivera has a very strong arm and a good third baseman needs that.

    I have watched him for years and I would put him in the middle of UF SS's defensively. That is not a bad thing.
     
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  11. ocalaman

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    I really hope Halter comes back. He's a gamer, a team player and a tremendous leader. Maybe he'll take a big leap at the plate in 2024 like Rivera did this year and that would make him some $$ in next year's draft.
     
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  12. burley

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    We will soon find out if a kid from the one traffic light town of Trenton, Florida will be a top 5 draft of MLB. Go Wyatt.
     
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  13. ursidman

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    The Pirates are on the clock
     
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  15. TWGator

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    Wow. That's a bit of a surprise, I guess....
     
  16. ursidman

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  17. ursidman

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    3 Max Clark - HS
    Gatorade Player of the Year 2023
     
  18. jdgator

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    I'm shocked based on what I heard leading up to tonight.
     
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  19. stjohnsgator

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    Good luck with a high school kid over arguably the best hitter in the SEC
     
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  20. Gatorgal04

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    and Vandy commit
     
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