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## Randy Shavis - Thirty Days 'til the Draft

**Thirty days ‘til the draft **

T minus 30 and counting: just waiting for the book/disks

T minus 29 and counting: waiting for the book/disks, wondering who’ll be
available

T minus 28 and counting: still waiting for the book/disks

T minus 27 and counting: STILL waiting

T minus 26 and counting: STILL WAITING For the darn book/disks—are they
purposely hiding this info? I’m calling Scully and Mulder

T minus 25 and: whoa, book is finally here—but it shows up on a day I have
work, then class

T minus 24: That darn book—Wells is a 4 instead of a 2, Yoshii is a 33
instead of the 26 predicted…

T minus 23: taking the day off to study the book

T minus 22: checking out the book to see if there are any golden nuggets
hidden

T minus 21: Winter meetings: lying about who’s interesting and who’s going to
Japan

T minus 20: Okay, I have two firsts and two seconds, will there be anyone
worth taking with those picks

T minus 19: No, Dave, I don’t want to trade any of those picks. Want to trade
me an extra second?

T minus 18: What was I thinking, there aren’t four guys who’ll be there when
I pick worth taking in the 5th round

T minus 17: Should I take him or him with my first pick? If I take him, can I
then trade him to Thurston for his house?

T minus 16: Have book memorized

T minus 15: Tired of looking at book

T minus 14: No, Dave, you can’t borrow the book-I need it to sleep well at
night

T minus 13: Sleep, what’s that? I now have a short list of the guys who have
1b-5e25 in the book who could step in if Nick, Frank, and Ortiz are out

T minus 12: Yep, I’m taking him because he got a gold star in TSN Forecaster

T minus 11: No, I can’t take him, because ESPN just said he’s ticketed for
Tacoma.

T minus 10: The draft is 10 days away… will it ever get here?

T minus 9: Just heard that Dave traded for the pick in front of me and is
targeting the guy I want.

T minus 8: Just heard Dave traded that pick but now has first two picks in
draft and wants my plan A and plan B

T minus 7: Guys are going to get the cards today

T minus 6: Guys are back, but are sleeping off the trip

T minus 5: Still need to mark a few cards

T minus 4: picked up my team—I may not win 25 games—have to draft 10
relievers

T minus 3: Three days… will it ever get here

T minus 2: Two days… I can’t wait

T minus 1: I’m not ready!! I need more time to study! Help

T day: Okay, let’s go…