It was only earlier today that Baseball Hot Corner pointed out how well Brad Glenn was performing at Triple A. Hours later and Glenn himself has been promoted to the major leagues to provide some power from the designated hitter position. In light of the recent hamstring strain to Jose Bautista and head injury to Edwin Encarnacion, the starting line up suddenly looks a little...
In most minor-league systems, there are two types of player: “prospect” and “organization filler”. Your typical prospect would be a draft pick selected in the top ten rounds, namely a Mike Trout, or a David Price. An “organization filler” however, is a guy selected in the latter rounds of the draft, whose prime purpose is to provide live competition to the prospects...
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