Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Down on the Farm: Recap

With the season under way and everyone making the final touches to their fantasy rosters I wanted to take the oppurtunity this week to reflect on a number of the players we've talked about in this column. We are going to look at 5 must have prospects, 5 to watch for and 5 to stay away from for right now. Another note none of these prospects will be from my "Sophomore Surprise" column in Feburary all five of those players have very good fantasy outlooks to start the season.

Must Haves:

1. Jacoby Ellsbury- CF Red Sox- Ellsbury wasn't traded for Santana instead the Sox held on to their top hitting prospect and will probably have a more potent offense because of it. Ellsbury probably won't start the season at the top of the Sox order but he should finish their. Regardless of where he's hitting, in this offense he will score plenty of runs and should give your team some nice stolen base production. Ellsbury should be drafted in all mixed leagues as a third or fourth outfielder.

2. Adam Jones- CF Orioles- Jones the key part of the Bedard trade is going

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