Did the Ravens and Orioles whiff on top 2015 Terps?
Start with a disclaimer.
The amateur draft, whether it is Major League Baseball’s or the NFL’s, or that of any other pro sport, is a crap-shoot. It is it exceptionally difficult to study teenagers and early 20-somethings and correctly predict what they will become in a few years.
Those that draft well consistently – the Ravens have been in that conversation, while the Orioles haven’t for decades – are often among the most successful franchises in sports.
The draft is also ripe with second-guessing and Monday Morning scouting directors -- part of the gig if...