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Don't Panik about the future.

Apologies for the cheesy title. Wrote this for Curse of Benitez.

Is Brock Bond a prospect?

Bond just came off of a 5 for 5 night and is hitting .323 overall in Connecticut (which is no small feet) while playing 2nd base nearly everyday. He has virtually no power but his SO/BB ratio seems very good leading to a .323/.496/.394 line. Could he be the player the Giants hoped they drafted when they drafted Burriss minus the speed? Is there anyway he can play shortstop and is he a top 30 prospect? If so where in the top 30?

NL West Farm System Values

How much are those farm systems worth? Looking at how the NL West farm systems stack up against each other using Victor Wang of THT's surplus values for different categories of pitching and hitting prospects. Spoiler: The Giants have the best system.

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The Gang of Four (aka... Four Horsemen)

We've all had a chance to submit our various prospect lists and will probably do so again in the near future. Everyone with an opinion agrees on one thing, as they should--The Giants have four...

Baseball America Asks: Should Pablo Sandoval Catch?

Ben Badler posts an lengthly article on the merits of having Trash Can Head catch rather move to 3rd or 1st.

Chris (Harrisonburg, VA): A lot of Giants sites seem to be freaking out (prematurely in my opinion)...

Chris (Harrisonburg, VA): A lot of Giants sites seem to be freaking out (prematurely in my opinion) over Buster Posey's amount of PB's in the Hawaiian League. Is there any debate as to whether or not he'll be able to stay behind the plate? Most pre-draft reports liked him a lot behind the dish, even if he was new to the catching digs. Kevin Goldstein: Plus defender with the potential to be great. Calm down, Giants fans.

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McCovey Chronicles Community Prospect List: #2

Ok, this is a pretty clear victory for Madison Bumgarner with 69% of the vote.  We're adding some more people to the poll for this vote, and we'll be adding more as people win polls. 1. Madison...

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McCovey Chronicles Community Prospect List: #1

Ok, here we go.  WalrusMan and I will be putting these together over the coming weeks.  Please feel free to make suggestions in the comments on how this could be better, and we'll do our best to...

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Community Prospect List

So, I got this idea from other places around here, specifically Minor League Ball and I think Athletics Nation, and I thought it would be something fun to do that would break up the monotony of the...

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