I get that teams do this kind of stuff all the time, like with Russell Wilson and the Rangers. However, drafting a high profile athlete just for publicity is ridiculous. They might as well have drafted Air Bud. He's one hell of an athlete.
Best athlete on the board... #JohnnyBaseball pic.twitter.com/yqOYmgLPr2Fans on Twitter weren't going to let this go unnoticed.
— Mike Dee (@PadresMikeDee) June 7, 2014
@PadresMikeDee go home padres FO you are drunk. Let @ducksnorts and @LeftCoastBias handle this
— Loren S. Casuto, Esq (@LorenSCasuto) June 7, 2014
@PadresMikeDee some kid who's been working hard his whole life just got passed over for someone who won't play a single out. good job
— Danny Greens (@punkpizzamaker) June 7, 2014
@PadresMikeDee Just give me my free #Padres towel, so I can hide my face in shame! #getserious #bushleague
— tomas blanco (@socaltimes) June 7, 2014
@PadresMikeDee should've drafted 50 Cent
— Steven Burt (@stevenburt) June 7, 2014
@PadresMikeDee literally anything to take attention away from the dumpster fire on the field
— HelloMyNameIsSimon (@DSimonMD) June 7, 2014