This is a serious question, not a knock on BP or other publications. But aren't these guys who proclaim what minor league kids will accomplish in the future just throwing out at best what could be called an 'educated guess.'?
If Kevin Goldstein doesn't think Shafer has a future, should David pack his bags and get a job a Wal-Mart? I don't read a lot of these mags, but what is there projection rate? Are they right on a lot of the time?