Originally posted on Fangraphs  |  Last updated 11/12/12
I can honestly say that I fell in love with this system while researching it for the Top 15 list. It is one of the most underrated systems in the game and I am a huge fan of the organization’s 2012 amateur draft. The club has a collection of high ceiling arms and bats as well as some potentially useful high floor players.   #1 Oscar Taveras (OF) Age PA H 2B HR BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG wOBA 20 531 153 37 23 42 56 11 .321 .380 .572 .411 Opening Day Age: 20 2012 Level: AA Acquired: 2008 international FA Projected 2013 level: AAA/MLB I first stumbled upon Taveras in late 2010 shortly before he became a Top 100 prospect contender for prospect analysts everywhere, and have yet to lose my enthusiasm for his future to this day. He’s been criticized in the past for having a unique approach and non-traditional hitting mechanics but he continues to defy odds because they work for him. Taveras will probably never be considered a “patient hitter” but he is also not technically an overly-aggressive
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