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Old 05-23-2019, 12:05 PM
RickJay is offline
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Originally Posted by Bijou Drains View Post
the loophole was you could get a GED and apply for the MLB draft and not tell anyone you are in the draft. then you become a free agent when nobody drafts you. Scott Boras the agent in this article is the same guy who found the now closed loophole
I don't think it's the responsibility of the player to tell anyone he's in the draft.

MLB had other reasons, to be honest, to get rid of the GED allowance. Bryce Harper famously used a GED specifically to get into the draft a year earlier.
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