Category Archives: BBDP

Who’s hot on the farm? May 25th edition

Jake Cave: Cave has been on quite the roller coaster since the offseason. He started the year off by being the second pick in the Rule 5 draft, which gave him a shot to make the Reds opening day roster. … Continue reading

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BBDP 2016 Breakout candidate: Kendall Coleman

Kendall Coleman spent most of the 2013 and 2014 seasons on the disabled list. He did not quite seize the moment in the little time he did play in rookie ball either. Last year I expected a major break out … Continue reading

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BBDP 2016 Breakout Candidate: Jose Mesa Jr.

Some players are able to make an impact in the minor leagues immediately after being drafted. Guys like James Kaprielian, Jacob Lindgren, or even Mark Montgomery have done this. Others take longer to develop, and it’s a couple of years … Continue reading

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BBDP 2016 Breakout candidate: Thairo Estrada

Back in 2013, I was shocked to see a 17-year-old shortstop on the GCL roster I had never heard of. I was even more taken back when that same shortstop ended up being the opening day starter. He went on … Continue reading

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