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Top 30 San Diego Padres Prospects

Cedric Hunter

When ranking prospects, there is a certain amount of disagreement on the concept of "value". Even though Denis and I tend to agree far more than we disagree, we each have slightly different concepts of value. Denis believes players that have higher ceilings, or greater potential, are more valuable than someone who may turn out to be an average or good major league player.

For example, I like Drew Macias more than Yefri Carvajal, while Denis is the opposite. I agree that Carvajal has a much higher upside than Macias, but what I doubt is his ability to reach it and right now Macias, to me, has a chance to become a solid major league player. Denis believes the chance that Carvajal reaches his potential outweighs the value of Macias. When you start comparing... Recommended Stories

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