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In this edition of Promising Prospects, I will showcase three guys who all have elite potential. Each have taken different roads to get where they are, but they all have the same goal, get to the majors.
Trevor Bauer P, CLE
Age: 22Bats: RThrows: R6’1, 185Highest Level: MLBMLB ETA: 2013
Nobody has ever doubted the talent of Cleveland Indians’ RHP Trevor Bauer. He is ranked as a top 5-10 prospect by pretty much everyone. It is very uncommon for teams to trade prospects that are this well thought of, but that’s exactly what happened to Bauer this offseason, when he was traded to the Indians by way of the Arizona Diamondbacks. It is believed that Bauer was traded because of his attitude. Apparently, he does not listen to coaches or older teammates, and wants to do things his own way. I do not know if this is true about Bauer, but there is no denying that the talent is there. If he connects with the coaches in Cleveland, I think that he will be an elite ...