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Austin Meadows

He's been out two months with a hamstring injury? That's just crazy. Anybody know what the deal is with this kid? I know they are taking it very carefully with Meadows and all injuries are...

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Stryker Trahan

I'm interested in hearing everybody's thoughts on Stryker Trahan. He hasn't received a ton of attention from prospectors. I've had really good luck with players like Trahan in past years. What I...

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Baseball America Top 10 by league

Does anybody know when Baseball America released their Top 10 prospects for each league? I must have missed it. I don't get Baseball America anymore because it's just too expensive, but I like...

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Danny Duffy?

Danny Duffy is topping out at 98 mph tonight against the Yankees. Did I miss something? When did he start throwing this hard? He's throwing harder than Matt Moore has thrown this year. I never...

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Bryce Harper's hitting mechanics

I'm not sure if anybody has ever noticed this before, but Bryce Harper has two different hitting mechanics. I've read hundreds of scouting reports on Harper and have never seen this mentioned. I...

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Did I make a good trade?

I took a lot of flak for the trade I made this past weekend.  I think it's a really good deal for my team, but others disagree.  I came here to get your opinion.  Maybe I'm just crazy. I traded M...

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Wil Myers

I've been reading a lot about Royals catching prospect Wil Myers.  I really like what I've read so far.  I know his sample size after signing was small, but he performed very well.  I'm not sure if...

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BA's Top prospects from each minor league level

Does anybody know when BA's Top 10 prospects from each minor league level comes out?  Has anybody gotten it in the mail yet?  I'm just curious because I haven't received mine yet. Thanks for any...

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Site for defensive coverage

Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows of any good sites that list defensive coverage for minor league players. I tried Minorleaguebaseball.com, but they don't seem to list the positions that the...

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Keith Law's Top 25 is a mess

Has anybody seen Keith Law's top 100?  I only saw the first 25 because I'm not an ESPN insider, but I must say I think he could have done better. I like Heyward but he's not the 3rd best prospect...

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Second Base Help

  I'm looking for second base help in my upcoming draft.  I need a backup second baseman for this year and maybe another young second baseman that can take over in few years and be a...

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Blind Prospect Comparison

I hope you didn't come in here hoping to see a comparison between two prospects without the gift of eye sight.Instead I'm going to give stat lines for two prospects.  I feel that the lines are...

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Carlos Triunfel's Ceiling

While looking through the numerous fantasy baseball magazines at my local Barnes & Noble, I came across a magazine called Scout.It dealt purely with prospect reports.  It's a pretty good magazine,...

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Need some help

Does anybody know where I can find a Minor Leauge positional breakdown of B.J. Upton?I've looked on a number of sites but they only give his Major League breakdowns.I'm trying to find out if Upton...

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Players that just missed BA's top 100

I'm not sure if this has been discussed already but in Jim Callis' ask BA section he listed a few players that did not make the top 100 cut.Johnny Cueto Kyle Drabek Akinori Iwamura Angel Villalona ...

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Thoughts on 2 second basemen

I just wanted to get your thoughts on 2 young, interesting, Rockies second basemen.Corey Wimberly and Eric Young Jr.  Both have a lot of speed and young looks to have the potential for a little bit...

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Breakout 5 tool players for this year

I'm looking for some breakout 5 tool players for the coming season.  Guys that are developing their 5 tools and are beginning to turn them into John's 7 skills.The two guys I'm looking at right now...

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Need your help E. Santana vs. J. Bonderman

Hi guys, I need your help.I have to set my roster by May 1st.  I'm starting 4 starting pitchers and the 4th slot is between Ervin Santana or Jeremy Bonderman.This is a very important decision...

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B.J. Upton's new position should be...

Second Base.I have not heard anybody else mention this.  Outfield is not an option with Baldelli, Crawford, Gathright, Gomes, Young and Dukes.  Even if you put Gomes at DH you still don't have a...

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Roster help

Here's the deal, in 2002 I drafted Joel Guzman.  It was probably not a very smart choice at the time because Guzman was 16 and had not taken an at bat yet and since our league employs a 3 option...

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The Busted Pick Diary

This is the bust thread.  No matter how many great drafts we have, we all have picks that just turn out to be busts.  The player just doesn't work out for different reasons, maybe he gets hurt or...

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5 players just miss BA top 100

I'm not sure if you guys have seen this, but in Ask BA Jim Callis posted players 101-105 that just missed their annual list of the top 100 best prospects in the game.Here are the 5 guys: Joaquin...

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Anybody buy USA Today's Sports Weekly

I'm not sure how many of you guys buy USA Today's Sports Weekly.It used to be Baseball Weekly, then they started covering Football and now they are covering NASCAR.Anyway, I usually only buy it...

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Closer prospects for 2006

Which closer prospects for the upcoming season do you think are going to win the closing job for their respective teams?Which ones are going to perform well in the short run?  Which ones are going...

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Maybin and other 2005 drafted OFers

Before I get to my real question, I was wondering if Cameron Maybin is a switch-hitter or not?  I read in BA that he's switch-hitter, but in John's book he has him as a right-handed hitter.Does...

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