Re: Who is Redszone's #10 prospect?
Originally Posted by mace
With you there. I mean, Junior Martinez throws hard, too. Valiquette. And let's not forget Pedro Viola.
Those guys all have major control issues though (Martinez being a non-prospect) and don't have the possibility of developing into a starting pitcher. Boxberger had good control in 60 innings in high A before moving to relief at AA in his first professional season.
You gotta rank starting pitching prospects above non-dominant relievers, IMO--especially those who can throw 98 mph out of the bullpen...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."