The Saber's Edge: Post-Hype Prospects
The Saber's Edge: Post-Hype Prospects

This article is part of our The Saber's Edge series.

I have been preaching about a huge void in the baseball analysis for about a year, the transiting prospect. Plenty of resources have been devoted to evaluating prospects on their way up to the majors. Once the player loses his rookie/prospect status, he now gets covered only by those people covering the major leagues. Some of these prospects struggle in the majors with some getting sent back down into the minors. Writing don't find much excitement covering these "failed" players and their progress. Today, I am going to look at a few hitters who are missing from the general prospect coverage and will move onto some similar pitchers next week.

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Jeff Zimmerman
Zimmerman writes analytics-focused baseball and football articles for RotoWire. He is a three-time FSWA award winner, including the Football Writer of the Year and Best Football Print Article awards in 2016. The 2017 Tout Wars Mixed Auction champion and 2016 Tout Wars Head-to-Head champ, Zimmerman also contributes to FanGraphs.com, BaseballHQ and Baseball America.
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