Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 10/24/14
  It was very fitting that on Tuesday, August 27th, Baseball Hot Corner released their special team reports chronicling each teams first round picks for the past decade (to see the team report for the San Francisco Giants, click here).  It was fitting because it just so happens that the Giants triple-A affiliate, Fresno Grizzlies, was in town to take on the Oakland A’s triple-A affiliate, Sacramento River Cats, and a recent first round pick featured on the Giants team report is currently playing with the Grizzlies.  The first rounder I’m referring to is center fielder Gary Brown. A once heralded prospect for the Giants, Brown now finds himself struggling in his first go-around in triple-A, struggling to the point where some are beginning to question if he’ll ever be able to become a regular, contributing player at the major league level.  Before the 2012 season, respected prospect rating Web Site, Baseball America, had Brown as their #38 best prospect in all of baseball.  This seas...
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