(from Minor League Ball)
If you follow the site with any regularity, then you are aware that I cover some of the Atlanta Braves minor league system in the surrounding Atlanta area for John. So it’s understandable that you may think there is some bias in the following statement.
I love the Alex Jackson trade.
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Alex Jackson entered the 2014 draft heralded as the top high school bat in the nation, with some even arguing that he was the best athlete in the draft. Weeks of speculation had Jackson as the overall top pick, so when the Seattle Mariners were able to lock his then 70-grade power and advanced hitting approach at the sixth pick, they thought they had found a steal.
It has been anything but thus far in Jackson’s young career.
Read more about the struggles of the once top pick.