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Interest in draft picks up

Baseball teams, fans taking a closer look

'The draft is such a central part of what we do as a baseball operation. That's true for all 30 clubs. It hasn't had the attention commensurate with that significant role that it plays.'Theo Epstein 'The draft is such a central part of what we do as a baseball operation. That's true for all 30 clubs. It hasn't had the attention commensurate with that significant role that it plays.'Theo Epstein (Jim Davis/File/The Boston Globe)
By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / June 9, 2009

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Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein first sat in a draft room more than a decade ago with the San Diego Padres, and he marvels at how much has changed since then. Back then, he might wait for a fax and view a player's college statistics for the first time the day before the draft. (Full article: 1053 words)

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