A year after Baseball America tabbed the Rangers’ deep 2007 draft class as the second best in baseball, the publication has just published an article anointing Texas as having had the number one draft in baseball in 2008, ahead of the Royals, Giants, Twins, and Red Sox.
two power hitter in the draft (behind only Pittsburgh ’s ). Righthander Joe Wieland, the club’s fourth-round pick, was recognized as having the fourth-best pro debut of any high school player drafted in 2008, trailing three players who went in the first round. was named the number
BA will review the Rangers’ draft in detail on Monday.