As everyone is aware the major league draft occurred occurred a week ago. The first big wave of signings have come in and the big question is what type of player are these no additions to the minor league system. Rather than go through them and try to make a snap decision based on limited knowledge and reports as to what type of players they are this is going to explore more the type of players that comprise a minor league system.
A prospect is a player that has the raw ability to have reasonable projection to be a contributor on the major league level. This does not by definition mean that prospect equals major league regular and it also does not include player who project only to get a quick cup of coffee in the majors. Continue reading What is a Prospect?