Originally Posted by thatcoolguy_22
That comment from Goldstein seems suspect. No way should 1 prospect move you from (at best) 16 to the top ten imo. The Reds were a in the 9-12 range easily without Chapman, he's icing.
If you project Chapman as the real-deal -- a 100-mph throwing LHP with #1 starter potential -- then yeah: one guy can move you a lot.
One #1 starter is infinitely more valuable to a franchise than a half dozen tweeners who project as replacement-level players.