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Postby friedrich15 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:31 pm

who is the next harper/trout player in the minors ..my minor league slot is open and need to grab someone
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Postby disasterisk » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:38 pm

look at Anthony Rizzo, plays for the Cubs minor league affiliate. The Cubs are terrible and will probably get worse. He'll be in the majors shortly.

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Postby wazzeus » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:41 pm

I don't think there's anyone quite at that level YET, but one name to watch in future seasons is Jurickson Profar, a shortstop in the Rangers' organization.

If you're looking for something to help you this season, Nolan Arenado should be up by June and play third full-time for the Rockies. He led the minors in RBI last year and is off to a great start at Double-A. I'd be surprised, actually, if he doesn't make a bigger fantasy impact this year than Harper and Trout. I could also see Brett Jackson getting the call to the Cubs by June and outproducing Harper and Trout the rest of the way, largely because I think he'll play more. Jackson isn't the next BIG thing, but he's projected as a Chris B. Young type for many years to come.

On the pitching side, Trevor Bauer might be the next big thing, but he's unlikely to be a stud right away -- few pitchers are. His control is still a bit of an issue, so I think he'll be great one start, ugly the next.

Rizzo projects as a stud long term, but Theo Epstein wants him at Triple-A Iowa all year, so I wouldn't count on him before September.
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Postby friedrich15 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:50 pm

thanks for the input lots of those guys are owned..too soon to own bubba starling?
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Postby wazzeus » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:51 pm

friedrich15 wrote:thanks for the input lots of those guys are owned..too soon to own bubba starling?


If you're counting on Starling this year, yes, it's too soon. Doubt he'll be up next year, either.
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Re: Who is the next big thing? WHIR

Postby friedrich15 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:54 pm

yes i know hes a few years away maybe ill grab dom brown ..... i could just keep starling till hes comes up
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