The new modification to the 2020 draft. Is already causing a lot of frustration for many MLB associates.
On the morning of May 8, 2020, the MLB made the decision to modify the rules of this 2020 draft, here for more details:
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After this decision, the neurons of many people have ignited, as well as MLB fans, agents, players and veterans, since they do not see it as fair.
The draft will feature just 5 rounds, and it all comes down to slot values for rounds 6-10 totaling $ 29,578,100. That’s less than $ 1 million per MLB team.
Here the report:
There is a lot of disappointment from amateur players, front offices, scouting circles – really everywhere – in the decision to limit the 2020 draft to five rounds, and it comes down to this: The slot values for Rounds 6-10 total $ 29,578,100. That’s less than $ 1 million a team.
– Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 8, 2020
Many feel that Commissioner Rob Manfred is taking advantage of the situation to sign new talent at a low price in the draft, and save more money for MLB.