New CBA changes way college baseball does buisness
MLB's new CBA eliminated the draft-and-follow process and the implementation of a uniform signing date. Baseball America looks at how these changes will affect the college ranks.
But when Johnson sat back and thought about it, he came to the same conclusion that most four-year college recruiting coordinators and major league scouts reached: Not much is really going to change. The elimination of the draft-and-follow process is not going to doom juco baseball, just as it is not going to revolutionize the way scouts spend their time. The CBA will have some repercussions for jucos, four-year schools and scouts alike -- but the general mood around those in attendance at the World Wood Bat Association Fall Championship is that the repercussions will be mostly positive.