Will any of the unsigned become Tigers?
Associate Editor, Amateur Baseball
Date: Apr 19, 2007
The 2007 season is a unique one for major league teams and their relationship with junior college players. After 20 years, the draft-and-follow rule was abolished with the new collective bargaining agreement, and this spring marks the final time that clubs will have a year to evaluate players they drafted the previous June that are in junior college before they decide whether or not to sign them.