Found February 10, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
(Opening image Barrett Barnes; image credit bleacherreport) Read Part 1 of 2012 right here.  It covers the reasons Major League Baseball implemented the draft spending cap, and how the Pirates were the first casualty of the policy, failing to sign 1st round draft pick SP Mark Appel because of it. The previous Huntington draft recaps are found here:     2011     2010     2009     2008 In failing to sign their top pick in Appel- a pitcher that is already projected to be the #1 overall draft pick in 2013- the Pittsburgh Pirates and GM Neal Huntington had to make up some serious ground with the rest of their top ten selections to atone for it.  Were they successful? 1st round supplemental:  OF Barrett Barnes Despite a handful of college hitters being drafted in round 1, this Texas Tech sophomore was still considered one of the best OF college bats in the draft.  The 20-year old responded well in his first sampling of professional ball, posting a .401 OBP and .857 OPS through 38 games w...
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