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Podcast: 2017 MLB Draft Wishlist

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Happy Draft Day! Jim and Josh share their wishlist’s on the types of players they would like to see the White Sox pick. Plus, Dan Szymborski of ESPN shares the latest ZiPS projections for Avisail Garcia.

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Episode 139 is available for your listening pleasure. Here is this week’s rundown:

  • Happy Draft Day! First round begins today and we’ll be streaming live at 6 pm CT covering the White Sox selection at pick 11. We share our wishlist’s on the types of players the White Sox should select.
  • With Todd Frazier’s recent surge this past week (9-for-22 with 3 HR), is there still time for him to salvage his trade value?
  • (30:22) Dan Szymborski stops by to share the latest ZiPS projections in baseball and parity within the game. With so many teams in a rebuilding phase, is it impacting the league negatively? Also, he shares what ZiPS believes Avisail Garcia will end up with wins above replacement.
  • Friend of the Podcast Extra Content: Dan Szymborski also addresses the Jose Quintana situation and why the front office is to blame.
  • (47:25) Jim has the weekly highlights down on the farm with the Minor League Report.
  • (49:59) Of course, we answer your questions in P.O. Sox:

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