An Eye Toward 2024 & Protecting v. Chasing Leads
Eno and DVR discuss a few takeaways from the first seven rounds of the Too Early Meatball Draft -- including the myriad of great choices from the No. 3 spot on the first round, continuing to draft starting pitchers early if other teams try to wait, a potential rebound from Trea Turner, and Elly De La Cruz's push toward top-15 status for 2024. Plus, they discuss a few differences in how to approach protecting a lead at the end of the season compared to attempts to make up ground.
Link to Too Early Meatball Draft Board: https://twitter.com/deadpullhitter/status/1694203814910275867/photo/1
1:20 The Top of the Board from the 'Too Early Meatball Draft'
6:47 Skills Growth From Fernando Tatis Jr.
10:31 Spencer Strider v. Elite Bats at Pick 3
14:54 A Smaller Circle of Trust for Closers in Early Draft Formats?
21:21 Freddie Freeman Keeps Getting Better
25:37 Chasing Power In The Current Run Environment
26:55 Elly De La Cruz's Push Toward Round 1
32:47 Interest in Re-Drafting at All-Star Break
38:07 What's Going On with Trea Turner?
43:08 Matt McLain's Great Rookie Season
51:17 How to Protect a Lead
60:35 Chasing a Lead
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