Originally posted on Phuture Phillies  |  Last updated 1/11/12
Ryan Madson signed a 1 year deal with the Reds, which means another part of the Phillies 2012 draft puzzle has been completed. Under the new CBA, the Phillies will receive pick #14 and also receive a sandwich pick somewhere in the 30s. The Reds, originally scheduled to pick at #14, will keep their pick, but it becomes #15. The Phillies lost their first round pick (#31) when they signed Jon Papelbon. In the end, they end up getting the guy they wanted, plus moving up 17 spots in the first round, plus they receive a sandwich pick. So it worked out okay when it comes to the draft. The last time the Phillies picked as high as 14th was 2001, when they selected Gavin Floyd. The next highest pick came in 2002 when they selected Cole Hamels 17th overall. Update –> The Phillies pick is actually #14, and everyone moves down 1 spot. The new CBA is funky.
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