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Weekend Discussion: Most Surprising Prospects

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It is a very busy weekend around here. I'm in Des Moines with my mom, who is having a minor medical procedure and needs me around to help for a day or two. Jeri, the kids, her parents and family, and various friends we have drafted for slave labor purposes, are in Lawrence handling Book Shipping Day.

To keep you busy this weekend while we hold things down on our various fronts, here is a discussion question.

What prospects in the last five years have MOST SURPRISED YOU in a positive way?  Guys coming out of nowhere, or guys you thought were overrated who turned out to be really good?  And what made this player such a positive surprise to you? Was there something in his profile that you just missed? Or has his major league success been totally out of context with what he did in the minors?