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In other words: It's risky to hype ANY baseball draft pick, much less do a big show about the whole...

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In other words: It's risky to hype ANY baseball draft pick, much less do a big show about the whole thing. It reminded me that a few years ago, the Kansas City Royals took a fast and promising outfielder named Chris Lubanski with the fifth overall pick in the draft. And after he signed, he took a little batting practice at Kauffman Stadium, and our dear friend Art Stewart -- one of the great baseball men ever -- walked around gushing: "You will remember this day for the rest of your life." It's six years later, and Lubanski has not yet had a single big league at-bat. He's hitting .308 in Omaha, and maybe he will get a chance. Maybe not. Either way, Art Stewart was right: I haven't forgotten that day. JoPo: MLB draft simply doesn't work as television spectacular
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