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Chris Archer

This guy is a very interesting prospect to me...when the Cubs got him he was a throw in in the Matt Garza trade that many had pegged as a future reliever...a  year and a half later with the Cubs and suddenly he's got the upside of Garza or any other really good #2/3 type starter.

I see him at the back half of many top 50 lists and I can't help but remain skeptical...mostly because his stock flew up so high (I actually really liked him when the Cubs picked him up...not because I saw a future 2 starter) so quickly given the hype he started off with...I realize this is a down year for the minor leagues overall so that helps push him up, but is this guy overrated now? If he was still a Cub, would he be a near consensus top 50 prospect?

Personally, I saw Rafael Soriano when the Cubs picked him up...and I still don't buy that he commands or controls his stuff well enough to be a starter...or that his change up will ever be a starting quality pitch.

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