Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, September 08, 2017

2017 Minor League All-Star Team | BaseballAmerica.com

That’s a lot of Blue Jays.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 08, 2017 at 10:39 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: prospect lists, prospects

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. TDF, FCL Posted: September 08, 2017 at 01:33 PM (#5528584)
And 3 Reds!
   2. wjones Posted: September 08, 2017 at 01:44 PM (#5528600)
Only 1 Brave. Can't believe a pitcher or two didn't make it.
   3. DCA Posted: September 08, 2017 at 02:05 PM (#5528643)
I can't see the logic for Senzel over Devers. Devers is younger, hit better, and at a higher level. Otherwise, looks decent, although Bichette at 2B instead of SS seems like cheating.
   4. John Northey Posted: September 08, 2017 at 02:37 PM (#5528688)
I love seeing the 3 Jays there although Bichette was at SS all year and Vlad was at 3B so yes, there was some cheating there imo. Yes, in the long run 2B and DH might be where they end up but not yet.
   5. cardsfanboy Posted: September 09, 2017 at 10:39 AM (#5529003)
I guess it really depends on what you think a minor league all star team should be. Should it represent the best players of the year(relative to level) or should it represent the best prospects going forward who have had a great year. Generally speaking, lower level second baseman and even some third baseman aren't really considered the elite prospects unless they have already been moved off of short. So it's possible(if not probable) that at least at the lower levels, that the 5th best shortstop has a better chance of being a MLB second baseman than the best second baseman, and at the higher levels (especially AAA) you might have major league ready second baseman playing that are just filling roster spots in case someone goes down and aren't really prospects, just the definition of replacement level players. Those guys might have good years, but it's an age/experience thing more than it is that they are future all stars.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Eugene Freedman
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER'S not the man they think he is at home, oh, no, no, no, for September 20, 2017
(58 - 9:37pm, Sep 20)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogA’s preferred stadium site criticized for causing gentrification, killing waterfowl | Field of Schemes
(58 - 9:33pm, Sep 20)
Last: Traderdave

Newsblog‘Friends,’ the Sitcom That’s Still a Hit in Major League Baseball
(305 - 9:29pm, Sep 20)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

NewsblogDayton Moore on why Royals did not sell | MLB.com
(3 - 9:27pm, Sep 20)
Last: Jim Furtado

NewsblogOTP 18 September 2017: Ex-Baseball Star Darryl Strawberry Criticizes Jemele Hill, Praises POTUS: Trump is ‘A Great Man’
(654 - 9:13pm, Sep 20)
Last: Mellow Mouse, Benevolent Space Tyrant

NewsblogThis is baseball’s home run breaking point | New York Post
(15 - 9:06pm, Sep 20)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogMets' Jose Reyes: Continues late-season offensive bender
(16 - 9:02pm, Sep 20)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogJosh Donaldson Wants You To Know: This Wasn’t A Catch
(46 - 8:32pm, Sep 20)
Last: Sunday silence

Gonfalon Cubs15 To Go
(63 - 8:20pm, Sep 20)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogHow Tracking Technology Helped Baseball’s Best Fielding Outfielder - WSJ
(3 - 7:24pm, Sep 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogIf you’re the Red Sox, do you want to play the Indians or Astros in the divisional round of the playoffs?
(63 - 6:54pm, Sep 20)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

NewsblogPat Neshek rips Zack Greinke for not signing autograph | SI.com
(13 - 6:47pm, Sep 20)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

NewsblogMust C: Five straight for Olson | MLB.com (video)
(12 - 5:08pm, Sep 20)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT-NBA off season thread
(2408 - 5:07pm, Sep 20)
Last: PASTE, Now with Extra Pitch and Extra Stamina

NewsblogOMNICHATTER ain't got no time for yo jibba jabba! for September 19, 2017
(79 - 4:56pm, Sep 20)
Last: Bote Man

Page rendered in 0.1740 seconds
47 querie(s) executed