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October 25, 2011 BY ALEX EISENBERG No Comments Yet
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KEY PROSPECTS WE’RE WATCHINGAddison Reed (RHP | White Sox) | Tim Beckham (SS | Rays) | Brandon Guyer (OF | Rays) | Stephen Vogt (C/1b | Rays) | Eduardo Escobar (SS | White Sox) |


ABOUT VIDEO STRUCTURE: Videos are edited to include only key and legitimate prospects. Time between pitches and between innings are edited out. Games are edited so you can scout and evaluate a prospect in the most convenient and quickest way possible.

Addison Reed’s talents are being wasted in the bullpen in my view. If I were running the Chicago White Sox, I’d be very intrigued in seeing what he could do as a starter. I mean, he’s done it before and he’s done it successfully. I understand the White Sox have several options to fill out their rotation. But once you get past the surefire likes — and that includes Chris Sale — Reed might be the best option they have left. Somebody can let me know in the comments if all five rotation spots are locked up if you include Sale.

I took two of Reed’s appearances against Durham this past year and put them together for the video featured in this article.

The first outing Reed was mostly sitting in the 93 – 95 mph range, while the second outing he was consistently hitting…

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