Everybody who saw Stephen Strasburg last night felt like they were seeing something authentic, something hard to place. Even the plate umpire had to adjust to what he was dealing with. So, too, will the rest of the league.
The draft is always a youth movement of sorts, as teams add young talent to their systems. But Buster Olney writes that some teams also clearly view the draft as a chance to make their big league roster better, and soon.