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BP Daily: Puzzling prospect placement

Some minor leaguers have surprising assignments, but there's always an explanation

Originally Published: April 9, 2009
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus

For prospect watchers, this is the real Opening Day, as after four Eastern League games last night, all 10 full-season leagues get going today. A quick scan of the rosters shows some surprising assignments that are either lower or higher than expected compared to the standard development curve. Here's 10 of particular note, as well as some thoughts on what that assignment may (or may not) say about their standing within the organization.


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