Me, Elsewhere: Kids in the NL West

My latest at Baseball Prospectus ($) explores the success of young hitters in Arizona and lack of same in Los Angeles. It also touches on the resurgence of old guys in Colorado, namely Jason Giambi and former Padres draft pick Todd Helton.

Ah, Helton. I sometimes wonder what might have been had Tom Werner spent money to sign him and/or Troy Glaus… or had Werner done anything to help the franchise, but that is water under the proverbial bridge…

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  1. How about Rymer Liriano? Amongst players with at least 200 AB’s in the Midwest league: 2nd in SB with 44. 5th in BA at .315. Tied for 11th in HR with 10. Having a good all around year.

  2. Do not sully my Wednesday by mentioning He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named*.

    *Not Voldemort.