RP Tyler Thornburg has been optioned to AAA Nashville, per Mike Vassallo. Corresponding move not announced yet.
So, the #Brewers get the fifth pick in Comp. Round B. With new rules, won't know precisely where that pick falls until next spring.— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) July 18, 2012
They'll get the fifth pick in "Comp. Round B," which is between the second and third rounds.
• Angry fans in Kansas City, broiled by the 100-degree heat and embarrassed by the team’s continued lack of success, will burn Robinson Cano in effigy for slighting Billy Butler in the Home Run Derby, then go on to occupy the Royals’ headquarters and depose general manager Dayton Moore. Jonathan Sanchez, the return in the Melky Cabrera trade, will be sent to a monastery for his own protection, while Yuniesky Betancourt’s attempt to enter the Federal Witness Program will fail due to his unwillingness to walk 90 feet to an initial meeting point with FBI agents.