Honus_wagner4

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  • joined Jun 10, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
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2014 Giants' Draft Review - Rounds 15 - 28

I'll start out by saying that on a purely value and risk/reward basis, I think the Giants did a much better job of drafting in rounds 11 through 40 than they did in rounds 1 through 10. I won't...

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2014 Giants' Draft Review - First 14 Rounds

My preliminary grade for this year's draft is barely a "C". It has the possibility of moving down to a "D" or all the way up to a "B-", depending on how many of the high-upside and younger...

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Giants 2014 Draftees By the Numbers: Oldest/Youngest, Tallest/Shortest, Best value/Worst value, Etc.)

This year I put all the Giants 2014 draftees in a spreadsheet in preparation for my draft review fanpost (should be posted in a few more days). During a break from my writing, I started playing...

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2014 Draft - Prospects I Like for the Giants in Rounds 2 & 3

The Giants have the #52 overall pick and the #87 overall pick in rounds 2 & 3, respectively. Not only should there be a lot of very good prospects still available to them when they pick in both...

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2014 Draft - My Preliminary Top Prospects for the Giants at #14

The Rule 4 Draft is only 4 days away, so it's time to take an in-depth look at prospects the Giants may be looking at in the first 10 to 20 rounds. In this, my first fanpost of the week on this...

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Predicting Fresno's 2014 Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

Since MadBum and Buster graduated during the 2010 season, guessing and following the Fresno OD roster has been the least interesting and exciting pursuits for us fans than any of the Giants 6 other...

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Predicting Richmond's 2014 Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

Given the level of talent and on-field success that the San Jose Giants had in 2013 (mostly on the pitching side), it should come as little surprise that the Richmond OD roster will almost...

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Predicting San Jose's 2014 Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

The 2013 Augusta roster had a stellar starting pitching rotation and a well above average bullpen. They used that dominant pitching to overcome what was a decidedly below average position player...

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Predicting Augusta's 2014 Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

This roster guessing exercise should be more difficult this year, because I'm starting it about 6 weeks earlier than last year and this year we don't have any posters that have provided us with a...

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Foreign Winter Lines #4

Getting dead around here as we head quickly towards the holidays. I figured that we could use 1 more of these to close out the calendar year as a catch-all for all things prospect-y that doesn't...

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Rule 5 Draft decisions - who (if anyone) should Sabes protect?

Tonight at midnight (EST) is the deadline to add a current minor league prospect in a team's system to the 40-man roster for the purpose of protecting him from the Rule 5 Draft (which is held on...

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Foreign Winter Lines #1

We finally get some red meat thrown at us in the form of game #1 for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the AZ Fall League. Only Adalberto Mejia (in relief) and Susac (starting catcher - played entire...

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July 2nd IFA Signing Period - Will Giants make a Splash or just a Ripple?

The July 2nd IFA signing window officially opens at 9:00am EDT on Tuesday morning. Our beloved Giants can spend up to $1.9099M total in bonuses during this 11.5 month long IFA signing period. In...

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My knee-jerk and semi-superficial review of the Giants 2013 draft

My preliminary grade for this year's draft is "C-". It has the possibility of moving down as far as a "D" or up as high as a "B-", depending on how many of the high-upside younger prospects...

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Draft Day 3 - The Search for Hidden Gems - My picks

Statistically speaking, there's not a lot of hope for any of the 30 prospects that the Giants will pick today of ever making it to the majors. The best profile for success seems to be if you can...

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Draft Day 2 - My Picks & Analysis (more heartburn on the menu?)

I still have 9 guys available from the draft board that I posted for rounds 1 & 2 yeasterday, so they'll go to the top of my list for round 3, with 1 exception. I'm removing Cord Sandberg from my...

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Continuing Spring Training Prospects Discussion, Part 4 (Last One Before Minor Lines Debuts!)

I figured that we need 1 more of these before Minor Lines debuts on Friday. The comments should be flying hot & heavy as leaks and reports of which prospects are being assigned to which level...

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Predicting Augusta's Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

A lot more info on where players are currently assigned is trickling in from sources like Joe Ritzo and our SJ/Fresno Superfans (kdl and sfgiantsgirl), so this exercise is not quite as challenging...

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Predicting San Jose's Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

With the exception of about 5 guys (that are still officially on the big league ST roster), everybody that will open the season on one of the Giants' 4 full-season minor league clubs are currently...

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Complete & Final Draft Order for the first 4 rounds - and all the Giants 40 draft slots

First Round 1. Astros 2. Cubs 3. Rockies 4. Twins 5. Indians 6. Marlins 7. Red Sox 8. Royals 9. Pirates (for failure to sign 2012 first-rounder Mark Appel) 10. Blue Jays 11. Mets 12. M...

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Predicting Richmond's Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

With the exception of about 5 guys (that are still officially on the big league ST roster), everybody that will open the season on one of the Giants' 4 full-season minor league clubs are currently...

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Predicting Fresno's Opening Day roster - what's your guess?

With the exception of about 5 guys (that are still officially on the big league ST roster), everybody that will open the season on one of the Giants' 4 full-season minor league clubs are currently...

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2013 Draft - Early Watch List and Chat

Is it just me or does it feel kind of dead around here (I'm a fine one to talk)? How about a bit of early-season draft talk to liven things up? It's the first day of Spring (!) and there are...

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Winter Lines (Thanksgiving Edition) + Prospect Chat

Sunday was a really slim pickings for us Giant fans,with the only game in the DWL being rained out and Ehire Adrianza riding the pines down in Venezuela. The day's highlight belongs to the 2...

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Winter Lines (Nov. Ed. - Part 2) + Prospect Chat

Roger K. had a good Friday (2 singles + 1 RBI in 4 ABs), but a bad Saturday (0 hits in 9 ABs with 3 Ks) down in the Dom. Rep. the last 2 days. JCP, conversely, had a bad Friday (0 hits in 3 ABs...

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The Rule 5 Draft - who should Sabes protect this year? (With Poll!)

The 2012 Rule 5 Draft will take place on Dec. 6th, the last day of the 4 day long Winter Meetings. I believe that the last day for teams to set their 40-man rosters prior to the Rule 5 Draft is...

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Rising Stars Game - Open Game Thread

Now the we finally got those boring major league playoff games out of the way we can finally concentrate on the good stuff - winter baseball!! Three Giants are on the East Team - Gary Brown, H...

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Winter Lines (Nov. edition) + Prospect Chat

THURSDAY - 10/31 Mingo continued to be the best-performing Giant prospect down in the AFL on Wednesday - getting 3 hits in 4 ABs (including his 3rd HR in only 28 ABs) to raise his slash...

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Giants sign Raiby Barias, 17-year old SS from the DomRep - plus continuing offseason prospect chat

This anouncement is 4 days old and snuck past all of us. The Giants have signed a middle infielder from this year's IFA class for a reported $115K. Here's the info that I currently have. Raiby...

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