Soon after the 1st-round concluded, caught up on reaction (mostly disappointment, outrage) and messages and posted 11 names (and there are more) of solid players who may be available in round 2 for NYR at 40.
Jury's out, of course, on McIlrath over Fowler, but wanted to note two things: a week ago or more, Mark Peters, a long time season-ticket holder and reader, forwarded me a copy of a note he sent to Sather pitching for McIlrath, and Lew Serviss, an old friend from the news biz, hockey player and serious maven who has lived out West for years (now in Portland), tweeted me immediately after the tenth pick and wrote: "I like it. He's a killer."
Just a reminder that this draft isn't over, free agency hasn't started, camp hasn't started. Big picture here.