Let me see if I can contain my excitement. Youman isn’t really a prospect anymore, he’ll be 28 this year, and he’s not particularly good, but I’m assuming they’ll try and pass him through waivers in the spring and try to sneak him onto the Allentown roster. His numbers are not very promising, though he was a decent prospect until he hit 3A in 2006.
This one could be a bit tricky…
* I hope he starts here, but I have a feeling it will be Lakewood. If that’s the case, I suppose Dan Brauer is a candidate to start back here, if he’s healthy. I’m assuming Chapman will be a candidate, seeing as he’s already 23 and will be old for his level wherever he starts out. Tyson Brummett is also a possibility I’d think. Garcia seems like a logical choice, having spent 2007 in Low A, same with Bastardo and Monasterios.