Found February 08, 2013 on Metstradamus:
Not to be a party pooper, because I know how some people love drama ... and perhaps some of you who read this nonsense like drama ... but can we figure out if the 11th pick is going to be protected or not already? We're starting to get to that area of this story where I just don't care anymore. It's kinda like that area of time right after the Manti Te'o story was new and bizarre where people were saying "Oh yeah, I met Lennay Kekua", and other people were saying "Yeah, Manti was totally faking." You couldn't get me to care about Lennay Kekua unless she somehow became a real person and was a right-handed hitting outfielder who could bat leadoff. And even then she probably wouldn't sign here. You have some reports saying that the a ruling may be in favor of the Mets being able to protect the 11th pick so they can sign Michael Bourn. And others saying that the rule isn't going to change. Can we find out what the deal is? It's Feb...
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