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Vote for #1 Prospect

Vote for #1 Prospect

Poll ended at Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:27 pm

Albert Almora
3
5%
Gioskar Amaya
0
No votes
Javier Baez
49
86%
Brett Jackson
0
No votes
Pierce Johnson
0
No votes
Junior Lake
0
No votes
Dillon Maples
0
No votes
Juan Paniagua
0
No votes
Matt Szczur
0
No votes
Jorge Soler
4
7%
Duane Underwood
1
2%
Christian Villanueva
0
No votes
Josh Vitters
0
No votes
Arodys Vizcaino
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 57

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Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:27 pm

Please vote for your choice for the cubs #1 prospect.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:33 pm

The person who voted Underwood should probably post their reasoning.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:33 pm

hmm...

I can tell who is casting bogus votes by looking through the database. I can easily block them from voting in the future by banning them from the minor league forum.

In other words, would someone care to justify voting for Duane Underwood?

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Cubswin11 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:34 pm

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:The person who voted Underwood should probably post their reasoning.

His mother must be a member on this board
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Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby ctcf » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:34 pm

Can I vote Baez twice?

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby David » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:35 pm

Tim wrote:hmm...

I can tell who is casting bogus votes by looking through the database. I can easily block them from voting in the future by banning them from the minor league forum.

In other words, would someone care to justify voting for Duane Underwood?


I don't disagree but then I guess it raises the question, why is Underwood even an option if anybody even remotely informed who would vote for him is clearly [expletive] around?


I'm saying this knowing that I think we all know there won't be an actual justification for Underwood as our #1 prospect.
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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:38 pm

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:The person who voted Underwood should probably post their reasoning.

That would be CubInOK

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Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby ctcf » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:39 pm

Tim wrote:
CaliforniaRaisin wrote:The person who voted Underwood should probably post their reasoning.

That would be CubInOK


BURN HIM AT THE STAKE

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:39 pm

David wrote:
Tim wrote:hmm...

I can tell who is casting bogus votes by looking through the database. I can easily block them from voting in the future by banning them from the minor league forum.

In other words, would someone care to justify voting for Duane Underwood?


I don't disagree but then I guess it raises the question, why is Underwood even an option if anybody even remotely informed who would vote for him is clearly [expletive] around?


I'm saying this knowing that I think we all know there won't be an actual justification for Underwood as our #1 prospect.

Mainly because I said I'd post around 10 options for each vote. If someone legitimately feels Underwood is the #1 prospect, then post a rationale and I'm fine with it. If someone is voting for someone else just to be a troll, I'm not.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:40 pm

ctcf wrote:
Tim wrote:
CaliforniaRaisin wrote:The person who voted Underwood should probably post their reasoning.

That would be CubInOK


BURN HIM AT THE STAKE

No...just have him justify his vote.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:40 pm

There's 14 options? And Josh Vitters is one? I'm guessing it could be reduced.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:42 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:There's 14 options? And Josh Vitters is one? I'm guessing it could be reduced.

For this vote, it probably doesn't need to be more than four long

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby sweetpeteman » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:42 pm

Tim wrote:hmm...

I can tell who is casting bogus votes by looking through the database. I can easily block them from voting in the future by banning them from the minor league forum.

In other words, would someone care to justify voting for Duane Underwood?



Man, I was going to vote for Vitters as a joke, but daaaaaaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmn

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby toonsterwu » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:43 pm

I feel like, at the top of the list, to lessen the odd votes, it might be better to limit it to 5 or so guys. I think most of us agree that there is a top tier of about 3-5 guys. But that's me. Anyhow, my vote is Baez.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:44 pm

sweetpeteman wrote:
Tim wrote:hmm...

I can tell who is casting bogus votes by looking through the database. I can easily block them from voting in the future by banning them from the minor league forum.

In other words, would someone care to justify voting for Duane Underwood?



Man, I was going to vote for Vitters as a joke, but daaaaaaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmn

Yeah...I don't want this run as a joke.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby CubInOK » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:52 pm

I've never even heard of Duane Underwood.

Baez is pretty clearly #1 in our system. This really shouldn't be a vote.

The only acceptable answers for #2 and #3 are Soler and Almora, not necessarily in that order.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tim » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:54 pm

CubInOK wrote:I've never even heard of Duane Underwood.

Baez is pretty clearly #1 in our system. This really shouldn't be a vote.

The only acceptable answers for #2 and #3 are Soler and Almora, not necessarily in that order.

Thanks for voting appropriately. Sorry for calling you out like that, but I do want people to limit themselves to real votes.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby David » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:57 pm

CubInOK wrote:I've never even heard of Duane Underwood.

Baez is pretty clearly #1 in our system. This really shouldn't be a vote.

The only acceptable answers for #2 and #3 are Soler and Almora, not necessarily in that order.


You probably should. He's definitely not one of our very top prospects yet, but he's an interesting piece.
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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby davell » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:14 pm

2 and 3 will be interesting. We obviously know who they are, but the vote could be very tight for which is 2.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Northsider » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:14 pm

I voted Almora; his work ethic in particular and scouting reports at draft remind me vaguely of Tyler Colvin, who noone thought would develop power. I think the younger, more talented Almora will develop similarly (with regards to improvement in power), and I think the ceiling that implies, combined with his lower risk, makes him a better prospect than Baez.

Also, Baez played a season (really more, with a delay from the management change) under Hendry's development system, which probably delayed his development.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby CubinNY » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:17 pm

Pierce Johnson would win if it were a porn prospect list.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:38 pm

CubinNY wrote:Pierce Johnson would win if it were a porn prospect list.


Maybe not if Rock Shoulders were eligible.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Tryptamine » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:01 pm

I'd have to believe Almora is the only one who any could have a real argument about topping Baez, but given Baez's superstar upside I still think it's him by a good amount.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby Slide Castro Slide » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:34 pm

Had to go with Soler. The offensive upside does it for me.

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Re: Vote for #1 Prospect

Postby bukie » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:37 pm

You do realize that Baez's offensive upside is the whole reason the overwhelming majority voted him #1, right?

That is a rhetorical question.
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