June 22, 2021

A Monday Morning Prospect List Discussion (Viva El Birdos)


Morning, everybody. This is going to be a shorter column than usual, but that’s because I actually have more of a question to ask, hopefully to generate some discussion, rather than a fully-formed idea for one of my normal articles.

See, the thing is, I’m working on the annual prospect list right now, and I’ve mostly got it pinned down how I think it’s going to end up. There are a few bits here and there I expect to be controversial, but for the most part the list is not exceptionally surprising. Dylan Carlson is, spoiler alert, at the top, Nolan Gorman is a close-ish second, and we go from there. I’m higher than Randy Arozarena than most — not a big surprise there — and Elehuris Montero fell further on my list than I’ve seen most other places. So obviously some personal divergence, but for the most part you can probably guess what the list looks like and be about 85% correct, I would imagine.

There are, however, a couple players I’m trying to figure out what to do with. The specific players are not really that important; rather, the question raised in my head has to do more with a player from last year’s list. That player is Tommy Edman, and I’ve…

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