Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 4/19/13
Remember that collapsed deal in mid-2010, when we almost traded Jesus Montero to Seattle for Cliff Lee? It died because a promising Yankee 2B prospect  named David Adams had broken his ankle - not sprained it, as originally believed, and the Mariners pulled out. (Also, I think their fan base rebelled against the deal when it was made public; they didn't want to help the hated Yankees, so the organization got frozen-feet; I can't prove this, of course, but I believe it.)Well, it took Adams the better part of 18 months to return to form, and he is now just 25. (He's playing 3B for Scranton, by the way, and hitting about .350 in the tiny sample.) He's no longer on the 40-man protected roster. Two years ago, a promising Yankee kid named Ravel Santana slid into 2B in the Gulf Coast League and broke an ankle. He still isn't the same. Maybe never will be. Oh well, prospects come and go. Every team in baseball has a Top 20 list touted by slobbery blogger who have never once watched them pla...
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