Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Keeping Tabs on the Rookies/Prospects of 2008

Man, I was way off.....Here is the updated version as of 3.25.08..............

Each year we scramble on draft day to nab the best rookies and stash them on our bench. With all the confusion this spring as to who is going where, here is a quick list to help you manage your team....

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Rookies/Prospects to watch:
Carlos Gomez - Will start in CF

Chase Headley - Sent back to minors but should be up by late May
Cameron Maybin - Sent to minors because of MLB service time issues
Jay Bruce - Sent back to the minors
Joey Votto - Will platoon with Scott Hatteberg who has had a much better spring
Evan Longoria - Sent to minors because of MLB service time issues .... stupid if you ask me....
Joba Chamberlain - Will start in the bullpen
Ian Kennedy - Named the 5th starter
Colby Rasmus - Will open the year in Triple A
Andy LaRoche - Sent to minors, injured
Clayton Kershaw - Sent back to minors
Edison Volquez - Most likely gets the 3rd or 4th spot
Johnny Cueto - Most likely gets the 3rd or 4th spot
Homer Bailey - Most likely sent back to minors
if he doesnt get 5th spot
Carlos Gonzalez - Could start the year in AAA if he can't get his hamstring problem worked out, may start season on DL

Justin Upton - Will most likely start in the OF and is hitting .370+ this spring
Matt Antonelli - Minors but could be up by ALl-Star break. He's behind Headley on the depth chart



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