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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marginal Prospects Podcast Episode Eight
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