Today, the Washington Nationals signed the man Jim Bowden believes could be the key to this year's draft, fourth round selection Justin Maxwell. As Baseball America's draft-day analysis noted, injuries cut into Maxwell's status. Thus, it's not mere puffery when Nats' scouting director Dana Brown praises Maxwell's skills and makeup:
Brian at Nationals Farm Authority wonders where Maxwell will begin his professional career next season. Brian hopes it is High-A Potomac, and I have to think that sounds reasonable.