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brirob

  • joined May 07, 2012
  • last login Mar 31, 2014
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O's new international signings - Carlos Diaz and Jomar Reyes

Hoping to get the communities' thoughts on these two. Anyone know anything about them? Probably not much to know really, as they are 16 and 17 years old at this point... BALTIMORE -- The Orioles...

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Bryant or Gray? Advice appreciated

My league has the minor league player draft coming up, and I've got the 1.1 pick. Can this knowledgeable crowd please chime in as to whether you'd take K Bryant, or J Gray, in a vacuum (not...

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Any interest by the minorleagueball community in playing "bold prediction BINGO"?

It's simple - let's imagine that B-I-N-G-O are replaced by "C (catcher) - CI (1b & 3b) - MI (2b & SS) - OF (all outfield) - P (both starting and relief), so C-CI-MI-OF-P Now, generate five...

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Onelki Garcia - potential sleeper?

I think most of us that have looked up the Dodger's massive Cuban lefty out of casual interest have read the incredible back story about how he came to the country. But other than looking good...

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Trout for Harper

Just wondering if this would constitute a straight up trade, or what type of additional player should be expected for Trout. I have him in a keeper, but am leaning toward seeing if I can get Harper...

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CP 73-74-75 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Some strong prospects got our love this round with Kaleb Cowart, likely the sole Angel on this list, leading the way with 17 points (good for CP #70). Kyle Crick took CP #71 with 15 points, and the...

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CP 70-71-72 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

We've got some 2B prospects on the board! Although Chris Archer, oft under-rated Tampa Bay SP took CP #67 with 21 points, the next two slots were dominated by a pair of solid second basemen in K...

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CP 67-68-69 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Despite losing the run-off to Max Fried for CP #63, Straily took CP 67 with ease. Our last round winners were: Dan Straily = 26 points, good for CP #64 Bubba Starling = 18 points, CP #65 Lucas...

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CP 64-65-66 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Max Fried easily won our run-off for CP #63, amassing 18 votes to Dan Straily's 11. Let's return to our regularly scheduled program, and vote for CP spots 64, 65, and 66. Straily will be joined by...

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CP 63 Run-Off - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Since we have a tie for the first of our three spots (63-64-65), we'll do a run-off for 63, and then re-run 64-65 while adding 66 for the next round. Max Fried and Dan Straily both accrued 18...

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CP 63-64-65 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Tear yourselves away from the big finale for that other sport, and take a few minutes to vote! Last round, Gyorko easily handled the competition and took all of our votes, winning CP #60 with 31...

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CP 60-61-62 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Well, the voting last round was extremely close - in fact, you can't really get much closer. This is evidence that at our current point in the CP list we are very divided in our opinions! Regarding...

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CP 57-58-59 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

The results of the run off for CP 56 were not close, with Tyler Austin garnering 17 votes to James Paxton's 9. Therefore, Paxton will go back on the ballot this round with the assumption that he...

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CP 56 Run-Off - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Our last round had two clear winners for the 54th and 55th spots on our CP list. Brian Goodwin earned 22 points, good for CP #54, while Albert Almora earned 21 points, good for CP #55,...

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CP 54-55-56 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

Incredibly close voting last round, with three distinct winners and a bottleneck behind them. From here on, the winners may only be separated by a vote or two, so consider your votes carefully! O...

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CP 51-52-53 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

And we've completed the Top 50! Our winners from the previous round included: Austin Hedges - 28 points, good for #48 on the CP list Jake Odorizzi - 25 points, CP #49 Kyle Zimmer - 17 points, CP...

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CP 48-49-50 - Voting Open for 24 Hours

As anticipated, the voting was fairly close for the top vote-earners last round. Winners included: Oswaldo Arcia - 24 points, good for #45 on the CP list Robert Stephenson - 22 points, CP #46 Y...

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CP # 45-46-47 - Voting Open for 24 hours

In light of decreasing engagement and a slowing of pace, I will attempt to keep the community prospect list moving at a rate of three votes per 24 hours. For the current set (i.e., 45-47), this...

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Buxton vs Brinson

Interested to hear community takes on the similarities and differences between these two. Buxton (age 19) and Brinson (age 18) seem to share similar power-speed profiles, and questions about each...

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Alex Meyer to Twinkie Town

Nationals acquired OF Denard Span from the Twins for RHP Alex Meyer. Obviously a good move for the Twins who have an abundance of OF talent in their system, some of whom will...

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Do you run or participate in a Proboards-hosted/Yahoo-scored dynasty league?

If so, you have found the perfect replacement manager just in time for the offseason activities! *Experience with deep-keeper and dynasty leagues. ...

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2B Prospects... Who is on the way?

The current crop of 2nd base prospects in the minors seems relatively small - having not followed prospects for very long, I am not sure whether this is typical or whether there is a current lull...

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The Bill James Effect - What should we expect?

Noted baseball sabermetrician Bill James has returned to a position of power with the Boston Red Sox, according to the Boston Herald. How much influence will James have now is unclear, but the...

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Minor League Ball Gameday, 9/8/2012

Starters: INT: Kris Johnson (Indianapolis) vs. Matt Zaleski (Charlotte); Nelson Figueroa (Pawtucket) vs. Vidal Nuno (Scranton/WB) PCL: Doug Davis (Omaha) vs. Cole St. Clair (Albuquerque); Brad...

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Minor League Ball Gameday, 9/7/2012

Starters: INT: Phil Irwin (Indianapolis) vs Scott Carroll (Charlotte); Billy Buckner (Pawtucket) vs Michael O'Connor (Scranton/WB) PCL: Nathan Adcock (Omaha) vs Derrick Loop (Albuquerque); Travis...

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Farms Set to "Crest" - 2013 and Beyond

In his GameDay post on 9/3, Debreer23 made a throw-in comment at the end of his original post, "Cubs 2020". It got me thinking, which farms are built to "crest" in the next few years? Boston's farm...

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Minor League Ball Gameday, 9/2/2012

Today's notables include: INT (AAA): Chris Archer (Durham) PCL (AAA): Tyler Thornburg (Nashville); Dan Straily (Sacramento) EAS (AA): Allen Webster (Portland) SOU (AA): Taijuan Walker (Jackson) TEX...

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Minor League Ball Gameday, 9/1/2012

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Notables include: INT: Zack Wheeler (Buffalo) vs Jonathan Pettibone (Lehigh Valley) PCL: Jarred Cosart (Oklahoma City); Sean O'Sullivan (Las Vegas) EAS: Trevor May...

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8/29 Game Day Discussion

Happy hump day. Notables include: INT: Steven Wright (Pawtucket) vs Sean Gilmartin (Gwinnett); Chris Archer (Durham); Tyler Cloyd (Lehigh Valley) PCL: Jake Odorizzi (Omaha) vs John Gast (Memphis) E...

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8/25 MILB Gameday Thread

Happy Saturday. Probables: AAA/INT: Kyle Gibson (Rochester), Julio "Mysterioso" Teheran (Gwinnett) AAA/PCL: Martin Perez (Round Rock) AA/EAS: Drake Britton (Portland), Sean Nolin (New Hampshire) A...

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