Re: Dominant Cueto poised for stardom
Originally Posted by Doc. Scott
Follow the output of the Reds' farm charges for a while, and you'll quickly see the players grouped into two main categories. The ones that Almaraz & Co. think have big-league potential are basically guaranteed spots in the starting lineup or rotation unless their results are just embarrassing, while the others are fighting over what's left. That second group moves up or down based primarily on what spaces are open- spaces are not created for them very often.
Cueto is a young guy, from the dominican, who probably doesn't speak english very well, etc. He needs time to get used to the american culture, etc. Players from these leagues are usually given a bit more time to get accimilated in their new way of life, and are treated more cautiously in general. I dont think its because Homer is Homer and Cueto is Cueto.
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