Marginal Prospects Podcast: Episode 12

Kiley welcomes Perfect Game's draft rankings guru Frankie Pilere to the show for more more draft talk. They break down Kiley's Black Swan Draft Theory and apply it to some players in this year's draft class. The guys break down Jonathan Gray and Mark Appel from a scouting standpoint and also weigh in on the hot/cold streak debate that captivated Twitter this week.

The avalanche of MLB Draft talk continues this week with Perfect Game's rankings expert Frankie Piliere, our most popular guest. We start by running through the hot streak/cold streak debate that captivated A's P Brandon McCarthy and ESPN's Keith Law on Twitter, along with most of the baseball internet. We then go back to a very popular topic with the listeners, breaking down Kiley's Black Swan Draft Theory, which Frankie is very familiar with, and apply it to some of the players in this year's class. That breaks off into a comparison of Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray's ability along with their fitness for the theory.

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