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Draft Flashback
2006-06-06 16:01
by Jon Weisman
Note: The Dodger Thoughts blog has moved to the Los Angeles Times.

Dodger Thoughts, June 3, 2003:

Dodger scouting director Logan White told MLB.com that Chad Billingsley is "a Tom Seaver-type of guy." Seaver, of course, starred at USC. White also compared Billingsley to Roger Clemens. Clemens attended the University of Texas.

At least the strikeouts are there. Billingsley struck out 138 batters in 56 innings, walking 16. Eric Gagne, eat your heart out.

With their second pick, the Dodgers went with ... a high school pitcher, Charles Tiffany.

Can't you just see these guys being traded in 2007 for a middle reliever?

Comments
2006-06-06 17:56:55
1.   Steve
No way, those guys are the franchise.
2006-06-06 17:58:21
2.   Icaros
Can't you just see these guys being traded in 2007 for a middle reliever?

You were half right and a year early, Jonstradamus.

2006-06-06 18:06:03
3.   Sam DC
Well, half right and a year early. So far.
2006-06-06 18:18:27
4.   Vishal
very funny, mister weis-guy.
2006-06-06 19:07:34
5.   JoeyP
Thats pretty good. Although at the time Dan Evans was GM, if you'd assumed he was staying as GM, you could reason that no one he drafted was going to be traded.
2006-06-06 19:28:21
6.   Uncle Miltie
5- agree. Dan Evans held onto his prospects like they were his children. Pretty funny Jon.
2006-06-07 00:42:59
7.   Greg Brock
Oh, Jon. Sure, you seem like quite the joke for having made that trade prediction lo those many years ago, but I chalk it up to a doubting poor management, and a pessimism rivaled only by Jim Henson's Statler and Waldorf. Who knew that three short years later, Billingsley would be...well...still in the minors. Um, nevermind.
2006-06-07 00:45:46
8.   Greg Brock
In other news...I heard the Dodgers are close to trading Ramon Martinez's little brother to the Expos for DeShields...He's a heck of an infielder...I'd go for it.

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