Originally posted on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 6/8/14
Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Brewers Draft Picks Get Paid: I must admit I don’t follow the MLB draft closely.  It seems like high draft picks are hit or miss, while more than a few late picks end up having productive big league careers.  But I understand it’s important for teams to sign those top prospects that will hopefully be contributors one day.  And I can’t help but feel delighted for any high school kid who signs a $1.8 million+ contract after graduation – it makes me proud to be an American. Just a couple of days after the draft, two of the Brewers’ three Day 1 picks – shortstop Jacob Gatewood and outfielder Monte Harrison – were shown the money and took it.  Apparently, both signing bonuses significantly exceeded their slot value – Gatewood’s by $450,000 and Harrison’s by $700,000.  Who knows
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