Monday, September 19, 2011

Future Considerations Podcast (Episode 2: Special Guest Dave Gershman)

You can now find the show on iTunes! Search "Future Considerations" and look under Podcasts, or simply click here.

This week, the guy are joined by Dave Gershman of Penn League Report, who talks about some of the Rays' prospects who stood out in the NYP League and how much weight should be given to statistics in the low minors. Also, Kevin and Scott discuss the team's organizational philosophy and whether they did enough this year.

You can find Dave on Twitter @Dave_Gershman or at Penn League Report, where he's posted scouting reports of Jeff Malm, Parker Markel, and Justin Woodall.

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  1. Way off on Malm's defense, Rays consider him a gold-glove caliber 1B, probably the best in their system

  2. And again, lyerly gets no credit!

  3. All Rays Organization Short-Season Team

    C: Oscar Hernandez, VSL Rays (.402, 21 homers, 66 RBI)

    1B: Cameron Seitzer, Princeton (.285, 11 homers, 42 RBI)

    2B: Ryan Brett, Princeton (.300, 5 triples, 21 SB)

    SS: Jake Hager, Princeton (.269, 4 homers, 5 SB)

    3B: Taylor Motter, Princeton (.315, 5 homers, 23 SB)

    OF: Drew Vettleson, Princeton (.282, 7 homers, 20 SB)

    OF: Joel Caminero, Princeton (.330, 3 homers, 6 triples)

    OF: Craige Lyerly, Hudson Valley (285, 3 homers, 17 SB)

    DH: Jeff Malm, Hudson Valley (.257, 12 homers, 47 RBI)

    SP: Andrew Bellati, Hudson Valley (3-5, 2.62 ERA, 7.9 K/9)

    SP: Matt Spann, Princeton (4-1, 3.13 ERA, 8.7 K/9)

    SP: Blake Snell, GCL Rays (1-2, 3.08 ERA, 8.9 K/9)

    SP: Parker Markel, Hudson Valley (3-4, 3.14 ERA, 6.9 K/9)

    SP: Jacob Partridge, Hudson Valley (3-6, 3.89 ERA, 6.9 K/9)

    RP: Charlie Cononie, Hudson Valley (2.43 ERA, 8.2 K/9, 6 saves)

    RP: Lenny Linsky, Hudson Valley (1.46 ERA, 9.9 K/9, 3 saves)- he also appeared in 4 games for Bowling Green