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Odds And Ends: More Draft Recap

A couple of more interesting links recapping the Rule 4 draft...

[On picking Tim Beckham over Buster Posey] . . . That pick just came down to the Rays' personal preference. The easier choice would have been Posey, because he'll be ready quicker and fill a more obvious need, but Tampa Bay thought Beckham had more upside.

  • Kevin Czerwinski has a cool list of over 30 players that were drafted, all of whom have a more famous relative, including Jeremy Beckham, a second baseman from Georgia Southern and older brother of top pick Tim Beckham, who was also selected by the Rays in the 17th round.

Cork Gaines writes for Rays Index and can be reached here.


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