The Mistake in the 2018 Draft

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The Mistake in the 2018 Draft
The Mistake in the 2018 Draft

After the 2017 season, the Miami Marlins decided to rebuild. They traded away the stellar outfield of Yelich, Stanton, and Ozuna, breaking apart what was arguably the best outfield in the game. The following 2018 season was predictably rough, as is the first year in any rebuild, and the Marlins floundered miserably, going 63-98. Yet the year's success was not based upon wins and losses, but upon the development of the next core of a competitive Marlins team, and the June amateur draft was a great opportunity to infuse talent into a barren farm system. The Marlins entered the 2018 Draft with the 13th overall pick and a chance to get a face of the franchise type player. It was going to be a decision

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