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Tag Archives: John Burkett
How Many Good Giants Were Good Prospects?
Usually one sees this the other way around — how many good prospects became good players? It’s the foundation of any good prospect analysis, and indeed what we see is that higher-ranked prospects usually perform better in the majors than … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Andres Torres, Angel Pagan, Aubrey Huff, Barry Bonds, Bill Mueller, Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford, Brian Wilson, Buster Posey, David Bell, Ellis Burks, Felix Rodriguez, Hunter Pence, J.T. Snow, Jason Schmidt, Jeff Kent, John Burkett, Jonathan Sanchez, Jose Cruz, Juan Uribe, Livan Hernandez, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Melky Cabrera, Moises Alou, Noah Lowry, Pablo Sandoval, prospects, Randy Winn, Ray Durham, Reggie Sanders, Rich Aurilia, Robb Nen, Russ Ortiz, Ryan Vogelsong, Shawn Estes, Stan Javier, Tim Lincecum Comments Off on How Many Good Giants Were Good Prospects?
Baseball America Has Released Full Archive of Top-10 Giants Prospects
Each year, Baseball America publishes a list of each team’s top-10 prospects. They’ve had the list going back to 1998 on their website, but they’ve actually been doing rankings since 1983. I discovered just recently that they’ve published the full … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Brian Sabean, Dan Gladden, Ellis Burks, Jeff Robinson, Joe Carter, John Burkett, Jose Mesa, Keith Foulke, Matt Williams, prospects, Rich Aurilia, Robb Nen, Roberto Hernandez, Royce Clayton, Russ Ortiz, Salomon Torres, Scott Garrelts, Sean Estes, Will Clark, Wilson Alvarez Comments Off on Baseball America Has Released Full Archive of Top-10 Giants Prospects
Memorable September Call-Up: Rich Aurilia
On December 22, 1994, the Giants traded former ace John Burkett to the Texas Rangers for two minor-leaguers, shortstop Rich Aurilia and first baseman Desi Wilson. Wilson would play all of 41 games in the major leagues, but it was … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 1995 Giants, Bob Quinn, Desi Wilson, Dusty Baker, John Burkett, Rich Aurilia, Royce Clayton, september call-ups 1 Comment