Fangraphs writer Carson Cistulli joins Kiley to talk about his Fringe Five series and indulge Kiley's MLB Draft theory, as informed by intellectual Nassim Taleb's theories of the financial collapse as a way to compare the future prospects of prep outfielders Austin Meadows and Clint Frazier. It's as convuluted as it sounds. Then they dream up the perfect silly story for Carson to cover for NotGraphs and Kiley answers some questions from the mailbag. Contribute to next week's mailbag by hitting Kiley on Twitter @kileymcd or email email@example.com.
Marginal Prospects Podcast Episode Eight
MadFriars Top Stories
Sam Geaney on the San Antonio MissionsWe caught up with Sam Geaney, the Padres’ Director of Player Development for the fifth segment of our six part interview series on the top prospects in the system for 2016.
MadFriarsFriday at 2:09 PM
MadFriars Interview Missions' Stu PaulThe San Antonio Missions got off to one of the worst starts in club history and finished the first half with a Texas League and franchise worst 22-48 record. Behind strong…
MadFriarsWednesday at 8:30 PM
Texas League Pitcher of the YearA resurgent pitching staff in the second half saved what was on the verge of being a historically-bad season for the Missions. Plenty of pitchers had a say in the turn-around.
MadFriarsWednesday at 8:22 AM
Texas League Player of the YearIn a rough year for the San Antonio Missions, only a few position players contributed consistent value throughout the year.
MadFriarsTuesday at 7:53 AM
Sam Geaney on the Lake Elsinore StormWe caught up with Sam Geaney, the Padres’ Director of Player Development for the fourth segment of our six part interview series on the top prospects in the system for 2016.