BumpWills wrote:Who is the superior prospect? McPherson obviously has more power
but he is three years older and strikes out a ton. Kotchman could
develop power but can McPherson develop contact skills?
Furthermore, how likely is McPherson to stay at third?
let's face it, most organizations would kill to have 2 prospects as good as McPherson and Kotchman. the only ones close are Milwaukee (Weeks and Fielder) and the DRays (Upton, Kazmir, Delmon).
it's hard to say who is better, though it's worth noting that the AVG isn't that bad on McPherson-he hit .310+ at AA and AAA, again with 40HR's.
that said, I can't think of a better 1B prospect in baseball than Kotchman, and I believe BA has assessed him as having Helton potential. Kotchman will start in Salt Lake though.
I guess Morneau if you are looking for someone in the bigs this year.