Risky Business: Pitching Prospects
Pitching prospects are a strange bunch. Even ones that dominate the minors can make you want to pull your hair out during their first handful of starts at the big league level. Many will experience a spike in homers allowed, walks, and runs that puts a huge wet blanket on projections that formerly contained all kinds of promise and optimism. If the adjustment takes too long, then a buying opportunity arises. Others can fly under the radar even when they are developing at a perfectly normal pace. Here are a few names that fit the bill.