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Major League Baseball's draft, the worst in pro sports, is in dire need of a makeover

Updated: June 5, 2009, 6:18 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Fifty million bucks.

Roll that around your tongue.

Fifty million bucks.

That's not this week's Powerball jackpot. That's the unofficial, early-line, insane price tag Scott Boras has theoretically slapped on the forehead of the surefire No. 1 pick in next week's baseball draft, Stephen Strasburg.

Fifty million bucks.

What a farce.

You wouldn't think baseball would need a Richter scale bonus number like that to decide it's time to fix the most dysfunctional draft ...

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