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Top 30 prospects. #610698
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I don't know 11 of them. Either never heard of them, or can't tell you thing one about them. Not even what position they play. I have never been close to that ignorant about our "top" prospects in my life. Well, since the internet. Most were fodder acquired in our salary dumps. None appear to have big league careers ahead of them. Somebody has to fill out the minor leagues.

That's not particularly depressing to me. Bullpen arms and .260 hitters are a dime a dozen in the free agent market. If some of them come from your system, fine. But it's the real impact dudes that count. Grayrod and Adley. Mountcastle. Those guys move the pile. Minor league depth is a myth.

Not only that, half our prospects are 23-24. They are not developing much more, physically or skill-wise. I was always a glass half full guy about aging prospects. Maybe the light will go on for them. No, it statistically really won't.

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Among other things, Democratic governors would also stand in the way in states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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Where is the updated list?


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Among other things, Democratic governors would also stand in the way in states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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Thanks.


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Don't thank me until you read it. shocked


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Still deep in pitchers though. Depth you can fantasize about.


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Elias likes middling prospects.


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Losing this year didn't help those 20-somethings.I think cancelling the minors was totally stupid. They could have played some just as the Majors did.

But if you want college-seasoned prospects, 23-24 isn't terrible provided they move quickly. You won't see Rutschman till...you know.

We still haven't signed those 16-17 year-old "feenom's" from Dominican who make it up here at the age of 20.I guess O's haven't dug their talons in deep enough down there as of yet.I wish Cuba w/open up. Can you imagine the talent coming out of that place? Getting into that market w/b the only positive thing resulting from a Biden regime which w/certainly make diplomatic overtures to the Communists.

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Angelos was BFF with Castro. Maybe we have an in. That would certainly be different. Isn't U-Snail Cuban? I forget stuff.


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Roch this morning dredged up Isaac Mattson. Gotten for Bundy. Not on the top 30 list, but his numbers might actually warrant it. With guys like him and Sedlock, there's probably a decent bullpen mulling around down there.


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I read that. Sounds like Mattson has good stuff. I say hold on to him.


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I think Baumann's elbow is cranked. Use his spot.


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What's wrong w/Baumann??


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They shut him down with elbow flexor VD. Nobody has ever dodged TJ surgery from there via Oriole medicine.

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Baumann, the No. 9 prospect and a third-round draft pick in 2017 out of Jacksonville University, is recovering from a flexor mass strain in his right forearm. He suffered the injury at the alternate camp site in Bowie.

Follow-up exams and imaging didn’t reveal any ligament damage and he’s expected to begin throwing early next month.

“As far as my arm goes, it’s been feeling good,” he said. “Been making strides there as far as rehab goes. I think there’s been progress there and I’m looking forward to taking more steps forward.”

Baumann, 25, was a combined 7-6 with a 2.98 ERA and 1.048 WHIP last year in 24 games (22 starts) between Bowie and Single-A Frederick. He struck out 142 batters in 124 innings.

In 59 games over three seasons, Baumann has gone 24-13 with a 2.82 ERA and 1.125 WHIP in 297 innings.


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"Making strides" sounds a lot different to me than say, "feels like new". They'll wait a year until he can't even use it to pee, then go for the surgery.


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