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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Great Expectations, Great Variations «

Jonah Keri checks in from spring training.

Every team wants to develop its own Mike Trout or Clayton Kershaw. Not every team tries to do that in the same way, however. To better understand baseball’s competing prospect philosophies, we hit the spring training circuit.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 12, 2014 at 11:01 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: marlins, rays, red sox, spring training, twins

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   1. AROM Posted: March 12, 2014 at 11:29 AM (#4670170)
If you're trying to develop the next Mike Trout, might as well give up now. Mick/Mikes like that only show up once every 60 years or so.
   2. McCoy Posted: March 12, 2014 at 12:30 PM (#4670245)
Barry Bonds ain't 60 yet.

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