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
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Final 2016 MLB Draft prospect rankings, p1For the final time before the 2016 MLB Draft, Jeff Ellis ranks the top prospects going into the event. Ellis goes 102 deep in his final ranking. Inside, find prospects 1-51.
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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Pirates' Josh BellThe Indianapolis Indians' twitter handle (@indyindians), says it best: "THE BELL TOLLS." And Josh Bell has in 2016, so much so, that the first baseman seems to be ready for Major…
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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Nationals' GiolitoLucas Barrett of HardballScoop.com sat down with Washington Nationals' pitcher and MLB's top-ranked prospect Lucas Giolito in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to talk about the past,…
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At the park: Kent State, Western CarolinaFor his final scouting trip of the draft season, Jeff Ellis headed back to Kent State and got a look at four MLB Draft prospects.
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