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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    I think you need a bit more than this to be top-tier. It's good, not great though. Consider that with 20 teams an equitable distribution would be five prospects per team, including one from the top twenty.
    So what would one in the top 5 plus eight more guys be? Most are back end 100 guys though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    I think you need a bit more than this to be top-tier. It's good, not great though. Consider that with 20 teams an equitable distribution would be five prospects per team, including one from the top twenty.
    Also Tim Anderson, Carson Fulmer, Dillon Tate, Jorge Mateo, Nick Williams, and Mark Zagunis

    I can't imagine that more than 1-2 teams have a better farm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheHurl View Post
    Seniors Circuit obviously subscribes to the back end of Keith Law's arrogant world of scouting

    29. Dominic Smith
    62. Tyler Beede
    43. Willie Adames
    75. Yohander Mendez
    69. Chance Sisco
    68. Kyle Lewis
    59 Kevin Matain

    And just traded 88 and dropped 51.
    Otani would surely be #1 if he was applicable.

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    BTS probably does have the best farm right now.

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    Once a few more lists come out I'll do the obligatory composite rankings of the lists and 'rank' the farms.

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    Unlike LOD, I'm actually pretty good in this league.

    91. Stephen Gonsalves, LHP (MIN)
    64. Ariel Jurado, RHP (TEX)
    33. Kevin Newman, SS (PIT)
    24. Manuel Margot, OF (SD)
    22. Blake Rutherford, OF (NYY)
    16. Mitch Keller, RHP (PIT)
    12. Eloy Jimenez, OF (CHC)

    Of course, my issue has never really been acquiring prospects. It's that I never hold on to guys long enough for them to pay off and instead mostly just squander them left and right on lousy returns.
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Also Tim Anderson, Carson Fulmer, Dillon Tate, Jorge Mateo, Nick Williams, and Mark Zagunis

    I can't imagine that more than 1-2 teams have a better farm.
    Yeah I was ignoring your unlisted guys. A few of them are basically top 100 talents, obviously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    BTS probably does have the best farm right now.
    Boxy, z3r0s, KK, BTS - in some order

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    Heh @ giving a fuck about Law's opinion re prospects in a fantasy environment.

    Still, Gleyber and Devers woo!

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    Yahoo was generous and let Schwarber keep C. That's a game changer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    Yahoo was generous and let Schwarber keep C. That's a game changer.
    Damn, I expected that to go the other way, huge.

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    YUUUUGE!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    Otani would surely be #1 if he was applicable.
    Funny that my highest one on the list has among the worst trade value. I think I have to move an asset to fit Carson Kelly though (this report has me sold).

    Aaron (Durham NC): If his defensive skill allows him to develop offensively in the Majors (as Yadier Molina did), what is Carson Kelly's offensive ceiling? Since he was drafted for his power potential, his latent power potential from the catcher's position, combined with the plate discipline skills he's demonstrated, has always excited me.

    Derrick Goold: Itís fair, I think, to actually compare the two offensively with one caveat. Molina was always a contact guy, and that contact (i.e., lack of strikeouts) portended a good ability to hit for average eventually in the majors. He did that. Kelly has less of a swing for average and more of a swing for flashes of power. Otherwise you could see a parallel in how their offense translates over time. Molina with the higher average, Kelly with the higher chance of power.
    So available in trade is Joe Panik or Tyler Thornburg. Could move either moving way up in the waiver draft or a 2 for 1 deal.
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    Swihart kept his C too. I'm not sure if even that is enough to give him keeper value but maybe... I don't have a catcher, the bar is low, he's still quite young....
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    Swihart kept his C too. I'm not sure if even that is enough to give him keeper value but maybe... I don't have a catcher, the bar is low, he's still quite young....
    I've seen his name (stupidly) high one some Dynasty catcher rankings this offseason. Some people seem to expect him to catch in Boston and pass both Leon and Vazquez, soon. I dunno.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    I've seen his name (stupidly) high one some Dynasty catcher rankings this offseason. Some people seem to expect him to catch in Boston and pass both Leon and Vazquez, soon. I dunno.
    Well geez... Looks like he's a catcher again and has a shot according to the good people of Massachussetts.

    http://www.masslive.com/redsox/index...ive_blake.html

    This begs the question of what the hell they were thinking with that move to the OF.
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."


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