The fact that a handfull of players eligible for the rule five draft and available in the 16th round of the June draft turned out to be great, doesn't change the fact that 99% of them aren't very good. The same is true for players placed on waivers.
The fact that a player was once placed on waivers tells us bostloads about that player. It tells us that the odds are high that he will ever be at least a league average player. Sure some do, but the vast majority do not.
And while you are right that someone being placed on waivers probably tells us something about that player, it doesn't mean that there aren't exceptions. Edwin has generally been a solid hitter, it has been his defense that has been the problem in his game.
Edwin just clubbed another HR.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
Speaking of EE, Josh Roenicke and Zach Stewart have been pitching out of the bullpen for the Rockies and White Sox, respectively.
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DENO sighting, 926 OPS plus beard
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