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Minor League Barometer: A Poor Man's Springer

Jesse Siegel

Jesse Siegel

Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

When the Nationals drafted Lucas Giolito in the 2012 draft, he was compared to Stephen Strasburg in terms of raw talent with his arm. Tommy John surgery has slowed Giolito's progress a bit, and this will be his first full season in the minors. However, he has looked the part of an ace this season. Through 32.1 innings for Low-A Hagerstown, the 19-year-old has a 2.51 ERA and 36:14 K:BB ratio. Opposing batters are hitting a mere .186 against ...

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