Originally Posted by GIDP
Am I wrong in saying that Mesoraco from the start was a better prospect? From a scouting POV Mes just seems like the better talent.
Mesoraco has always had the higher ceiling, but he's also always had the longer odds. The big knock against Mesoraco is that history shows high school catchers from small towns don't have good baseball careers. Mesoraco was drafted for his tools, but Grandal was drafted for his polish.