In August, the Arizona Diamondbacks exchanged slugging first base prospect Chris Carter for right-hander Emiliano Fruto. Carter ranked as the 9th best prospect in the system last year, while Fruto checks in at #47 this winter. What gives?
December 29, 2007
Our Triple-A Player of the Year Awards go to two minor league journeymen who appeared with the Arizona Diamondbacks this year. One of them had a great impact on the big league club, the other not so much. But both had fantastic years with the Tucson Sidewinders.
November 2, 2007
Emiliano Fruto is a very solid 22-year old with a great arm. The right-handed pitcher, at 6-foot--2 and 235 pounds, has the physical frame to bring the heat for numerous innings. He is also a prime prospect for a call-up to the Washington Nationals at some point this season.
April 19, 2007