Tim Tebow, OF, NYM

I thought it would be an interesting contrast to the top prospects I’ve been covering to instead talk about a minor leaguer who has not made it to the majors, and who the scouts do not think has much of a chance. What do such a player’s numbers and charts tell us that the scouts already see?​So I picked an obscure player none of you will have heard of. An anonymous minor leaguer doing his best to reach the majors after years of trying.Video courtesy of Walt Hilsenb […]

Jake Fraley, OF, SEA

He appeared in 12 games for the Mariners in 2019, but Jake Fraley is still a prospect, so can we expect more than the .151/.171/.200 line he put up in those 40 plate appearances? Of course, for that would make him the worst hitter of all time! So how much better can we expect him to be?Video courtesy of FanGraphsBorn: May 25, 1995B/T: Left/Left6’0″, 195-lbsDrafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2nd round of the 2016 MLB June Amateur Draft from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge […]

Curtis Mead, 2B, TAM

Sometimes you have to get ahead of the scouts in order to find minor league talent for your dynasty teams. By the time a player is written up all over the place, one of your competitors has snapped him up already. To beat your competitors, you may have to roll the dice on one good season by a teenager.Video courtesy of Baseball.com.auBorn: October 26, 2000B/T: Right/Right6’2″, 171lbSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2018 out of Australia.The NumbersThose are his raw numbers, but let’s aggr […]

Liover Peguero, SS, PIT

Welcome to the Pirates, Liover Peguero. Pirates fans, what can we expect of this new addition to your organization?Video courtesy of FanGraphsBorn: December 31, 2000B/T: Right/Right6’1″, 160lbSigned by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2017 as an international free agent our of the Dominican Republic. Traded to the Pirates in the Starlin Marte trade.The NumbersThose are his raw numbers, but let’s aggregate by level and focus on the important numbers for minor leaguers:When you are 6’1 […]