Originally Posted by Kc61
A few simple questions.
How good a prospect is Cingrani? Early success or the real article.
Is Cingrani as good a prospect as Corcino?
Will Cingrani get promoted to AA mid-season?
Is Cingrani a likely starting pitcher at higher levels?
1. At this point, too early to tell. But he's been out of this world so far (18 starts).
2. Maybe. His fastball is better. His secondary stuff is not. I'm a big believer in a fastball with life carrying most pitchers most of the way. He doesn't need a great off-speed pitch-- only a decent one.
3. Likely, especially if he continues to pitch well.
4. Maybe. At this point, he's looking like a MOR starter (or better) or perhaps a closer/ late inning relief guy. Lots of value in either of those.