I'm watching Law & order: Criminal Intent and trying to place the headline from which the episode was ripped (NY AG Jeannine Pirro and her husband Al!) and began to think about putting together a list of players who are prime candidates to be amongst the most over-valued players in this year's drafts.
Nick Markakis and Delmon Young have been covered quite throughly. But one I constantly hear and read great things about is Twins catcher Joe Mauer. Last season, he did everthing statsheads could want - decent walks (79) and great contact (54Ks) to go with a .507 SLG.
But he only hit 13 HRs and drove-in 84. He stole 8 bases but that was a decrease from 13 the prior season.
There were many catchers who hit more HRs, and not-quite-so-many who had more RBIs. Am I wrong to believe Mauer will be one of the most overvalued players this draft?