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Adalberto Mondesi SS  

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 18)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .222 2 23 16 5 .196 -0.4
Birth Date7-27-1995
Height6' 1"
Weight165 lbs
Age19 years, 2 months, 25 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.42014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 IDA Rk 50 232 .256 .275 .346 .413 .267 .399 112 -1.1 7.2 3 4.4 -0.1 6.4 1.0 6.4 1.0
2013 LEX A 125 536 .257 .244 .319 .361 .262 .331 90 -1.8 15.0 4.9 2.3 1.1 16.9 2.0 16.9 2.0
2014 WIL A+ 110 472 .229 .258 .326 .387 .259 .274 91 -15.8 13.8 5.8 -0.3 1.3 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 IDA Rk 232 35 60 7 2 3 30 19 65 11 2 .290 .346 .386 .097 .256 6.4 4.4 1.0
2013 LEX A 536 61 126 13 7 7 47 34 118 24 10 .261 .311 .361 .100 .257 16.9 2.3 2.0
2014 WIL A+ 472 54 92 14 12 8 33 24 122 17 4 .211 .256 .354 .143 .229 7.8 -0.3 0.8

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 521 51 133 19 4 5 44 22 124 14 5 .275 .300 .363 .241 8.8 SS 2 1.2
80o 497 46 119 17 4 4 40 20 122 12 5 .256 .280 .338 .225 0.9 SS 2 0.4
70o 479 43 108 15 3 4 37 18 120 11 4 .243 .266 .320 .214 -4.3 SS 2 -0.2
60o 464 40 101 14 3 4 35 17 118 10 4 .232 .254 .305 .204 -8.4 SS 2 -0.7
50o 450 37 93 13 3 3 32 16 116 10 4 .221 .243 .291 .195 -12.1 SS 2 -1.1
40o 436 35 86 12 3 3 30 14 114 9 3 .211 .232 .277 .186 -15.4 SS 2 -1.5
30o 421 32 78 11 2 3 28 13 112 8 3 .200 .220 .262 .176 -18.8 SS 2 -1.8
20o 403 29 71 10 2 3 26 12 109 7 3 .187 .206 .244 .165 -22.4 SS 2 -2.2
10o 379 26 60 8 2 2 23 10 105 6 2 .168 .186 .220 .150 -26.7 SS 2 -2.7
Weighted Mean457399814343316117104.227.249.298.200-10.2SS 2-0.9

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
20151925024576232211526.247.282.331.221-0.4-4.90.52.514.9-22.91.3
20162025024546222013586.239.283.310.217-0.7-8.10.42.514.9-25.91.3
2017214374396143639219410.242.283.340.2260.2-0.30.64.214.9-20.02.2
201822626621462157552913416.255.293.347.2310.84.61.05.814.9-17.23.1
201923618591371648532612915.242.276.326.2200.1-2.21.05.614.9-23.73.1
202024614601371757533012415.244.284.329.2240.3-0.11.05.414.9-21.43.1
202125616621401858553112316.250.290.344.2290.73.01.05.214.9-18.23.1
2022266376614622510604212716.251.300.355.2381.28.00.85.214.9-13.03.2
20232729828668222414647.246.283.318.219-0.6-6.90.42.314.9-24.51.5

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseballout of baseball1.32.10.1out of baseball4.9

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3 94 Arismendy Alcantara 2011 .000 DNP
4 94 Hernan Perez 2010 .000 DNP
5 92 Marco Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
6 92 Garabez Rosa 2009 .000 DNP
7 91 Jose Peraza 2013 .000 DNP
8 91 Daniel Santana 2010 .000 DNP
9 91 Hak-Ju Lee 2010 .000 DNP
10 91 Edward Salcedo 2011 .000 DNP
11 90 Jeudy Valdez 2008 .000 DNP
12 90 Ketel Marte 2013 .000 DNP
13 90 Jesus Lopez 2007 .000 DNP
14 89 Jorge Martinez 2012 .000 DNP
15 89 Chris Owings 2011 .000 DNP
16 89 Gustavo Pierre 2011 .000 DNP
17 89 Jonathan Schoop 2011 .000 DNP
18 89 Yowill Espinal 2010 .000 DNP
19 88 Adrian Cardenas 2007 .000 DNP
20 88 Cito Culver 2012 .000 DNP
21 88 Matt Lipka 2011 .000 DNP
22 88 Elvis Andrus 2008 .000 DNP
23 88 Neftali Soto 2008 .000 DNP
24 88 Leury Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
25 88 Hanser Alberto 2012 .000 DNP
26 87 Noah Perio 2011 .000 DNP
27 87 Jake Hager 2012 .000 DNP
28 87 Trevor Story 2012 .000 DNP
29 87 Carlos Rivero 2007 .000 DNP
30 87 Jonathan Galvez 2010 .000 DNP
31 87 Carlos Penalver 2013 .000 DNP
32 87 Luis Marte 2013 .000 DNP
33 87 Hector Gomez 2007 .000 DNP
34 87 Rosell Herrera 2012 .000 DNP
35 86 Jose Torres 2010 .000 DNP
36 86 Jose Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
37 86 Jiovanni Mier 2010 .000 DNP
38 86 James Beresford 2008 .000 DNP
39 86 Juan Lagares 2008 .000 DNP
40 86 Domnit Bolivar 2008 .000 DNP
41 86 Alen Hanson 2012 .000 DNP
42 86 Carlos Triunfel 2009 .000 DNP
43 86 Angelo Mora 2012 .000 DNP
44 86 Tim Beckham 2009 .000 DNP
45 86 Ydwin Villegas 2010 .000 DNP
46 86 Wilfredo Tovar 2011 .000 DNP
47 86 Dixon Machado 2011 .000 DNP
48 85 Cristhian Adames 2011 .000 DNP
49 85 Michael Antonio 2011 .000 DNP
50 85 Anthony Phillips 2009 .000 DNP
51 84 Edwin Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
52 84 Charlie Culberson 2008 .000 DNP
53 84 Breyvic Valera 2012 .000 DNP
54 84 Juniel Querecuto 2012 .000 DNP
55 84 Jefry Marte 2010 .000 DNP
56 84 Chih-Hsien Chiang 2007 .000 DNP
57 84 Humberto Arteaga 2013 .000 DNP
58 84 Giovanny Urshela 2011 .000 DNP
59 84 Junior Lake 2009 .000 DNP
60 84 Raul Navarro 2011 .000 DNP
61 83 Brent Brewer 2007 .000 DNP
62 83 Juan Diaz 2008 .000 DNP
63 83 Jonathan Villar 2010 .000 DNP
64 83 Robi Estrada 2008 .000 DNP
65 83 Jose Gualdron 2007 .000 DNP
66 83 Helder Velazquez 2008 .000 DNP
67 83 Josh Vitters 2009 .000 DNP
68 83 Angelo Gumbs 2012 .000 DNP
69 83 Nino Leyja 2010 .000 DNP
70 82 Nick Noonan 2008 .000 DNP
71 82 Justin Jackson 2008 .000 DNP
72 82 Maikel Franco 2012 .000 DNP
73 82 Rougned Odor 2013 .000 DNP
74 82 Jorge Polanco 2013 .000 DNP
75 82 Enrique Hernandez 2011 .000 DNP
76 82 Odubel Herrera 2011 .000 DNP
77 82 Jose Flores 2007 .000 DNP
78 82 Freddy Galvis 2009 .000 DNP
79 81 Tyler Pastornicky 2009 .000 DNP
80 81 Benji Gonzalez 2009 .000 DNP
81 81 Brandon Drury 2012 .000 DNP
82 81 Starlin Castro 2009 .000 DNP
83 81 Dilson Herrera 2013 .000 DNP
84 81 Ruben Tejada 2009 .000 DNP
85 81 Gioskar Amaya 2012 .000 DNP
86 81 Wes Darvill 2011 .000 DNP
87 81 Michael Almanzar 2010 .000 DNP
88 81 Matthew Sulentic 2007 .000 DNP
89 81 Andres James 2007 .000 DNP
90 81 Taylor Lindsey 2011 .000 DNP
91 81 Renato Nunez 2013 .000 DNP
92 80 Billy Hamilton 2010 .000 DNP
93 80 Jose Ramirez 2012 .000 DNP
94 80 Delino DeShields 2012 .000 DNP
95 80 Engel Beltre 2009 .000 DNP
96 80 Gorkys Hernandez 2007 .000 DNP
97 80 Daniel Pertusati 2009 .000 DNP
98 80 Luigi Rodriguez 2012 .000 DNP
99 80 Jarek Cunningham 2009 .000 DNP
100 80 Jay Austin 2010 .000 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2013 Raul's son was the youngest player in the Pioneer League last summer, and more than held his own thanks to a premium set of tools and a tremendous feel for the game. With legit shortstop skills and precocious bat-to-ball ability, Mondesi has star potential if everything comes together. The Royals are suddenly flush with shortstop prospects in the low minors, and Mondesi may have the highest upside of the bunch.

BP Articles

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Eyewitness Accounts: September 9, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-09-09
Prospectus Feature: Roast A ParksBP Staff2014-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Top 50: The Best Midseason ProspectsJason Parks2014-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Top 50: The Best Midseason ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPECOTA Takes on Prospects: ShortstopsAndrew Koo2014-06-06
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 ShortstopsBret Sayre2014-02-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Shortstop ProspectsBen Carsley2014-02-05
BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-7Baseball Prospectus2014-01-31
The Top 101 Prospects of 2014: Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2014-01-27
The Top 101 Prospects of 2014: Sliced and DicedMauricio Rubio2014-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects Who Exceeded Our ExpectationsJason Parks2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects Who Exceeded Our ExpectationsBP Prospect Staff2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: The Mid-Season Top 50 ProspectsJason Parks2013-06-25
Fantasy Mailbag: Getting the Big FishBP Fantasy Staff2013-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 10Zach Mortimer2013-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: May 28BP Prospect Staff2013-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 24-27Zach Mortimer2013-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, April 18Zach Mortimer2013-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Checking in On: Shortstops, Part 1Jason Parks2013-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 15BP Prospect Staff2013-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 9Zach Mortimer2013-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 8Zach Mortimer2013-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Backfields Notes: The Final ReportJason Parks2013-04-03
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: The Magic of MondesiJason Parks2013-03-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Josh Shepardson2013-03-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Bret Sayre2013-03-11
BP Unfiltered: Top 101 Prospects of 2013, Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2013-02-26
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Top 101 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Fall Instructional League Wrap-UpJason Parks2012-10-03


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-10 12:00:00 (link to chat)Best SS prospect in 2016?
(Mitch from ATL)
Loaded question.

Assuming that Carlos Correa is still eligible, he is the obvious answer. My sleeper is Adalberto Mondesi. Witt's report is spot-on. I think Mondesi has a ton of growth left, and I have also seen the improvements that Witt talks about in his latest report:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/eyewitness_bat.php?reportid=170 (Tucker Blair)
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Worried about Adalberto Mondesi?
(Chuck from K City)
Yes and no. I only got one look at him but I hated the approach and pitch recognition. On the other hand, I like the mechanics of the swing and raw ability. I absolutely loved the speed and the defense. He'll be a major leaguer just based on those skills, and he's a talented enough hitter to get it together. He's been pushed incredibly hard and has to hit at Wilmington, which doesn't help, but it's not enough of an excuse for how poorly he's performed. I think he'll always be a low-OBP guy who makes a lot of bad contact, but his defense and speed will be enough to make up for some offensive shortcomings. He's incredibly talented but I worry about the approach and plate discipline.

It should be noted that I am admittedly lower on him than most of our team and have only seen him in person one time, so I haven't finished formulating my opinion and will defer to the guys in that area who have seen a lot more of him and who I trust. I also tend to shy away from guys with terrible plate discipline no matter how skilled they are. (Jeff Moore)
2014-07-07 11:00:00 (link to chat)Still love Adalberto Mondesi?
(Tom from KC)
Yes. (Jason Parks on the Top 50)
2014-07-09 15:00:00 (link to chat)Is Adalberto Mondesi overrated? I understand he has consistently been young for his level, but at some point he has to put up numbers offensively, right?
(SK from Boston)
Not at all. CJ Wittman could tell you more than I could but Mondesi is pure lotion in the field (very smooth) and seems to have more pop in his bat every time I've gotten a look at him. All that matters is that he lights it up in the show right? Every time I've seen him go against top flight competition he impresses. He will shine in the majors. (Ryan Parker)
2014-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Adalberto Mondesi's hitting?
(Jon from Kansas City)
Considering he's the age of plenty of GCL players, and is currently flashing a plus, plus glove in A+, I'm not too concerned. He has a decent approach, although it isn't showing up in the walk column quite yet. The bat may take a bit longer to manifest, as the glove is clearly the carrying tool. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Adalberto Mondesi - a top 5 ss ever?
(Ryan from Colorado)
He will be one of the top 5 Adalberto's of all time #adalberto (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-06-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)From a purely fantasy standpoint - Adalberto Mondesi or JP Crawford?
(Steve from New Mexico)
JP Crawford for me. (Ron Shah)
2014-06-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Are you worried about Adalberto Mondesi's struggles?
(Rick from NJ)
No. He's 18 in High-A. If the tools start to regress, then yes. (Ron Shah)
2014-06-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jp Crawford or Adalberto Mondesi? fantasy wise
(Nick from Colorado)
The reports on Crawford have been fantastic and he just got promoted to Clearwater so I should get a look at him soon. I'll take him. Don't tell Parks though. He loves guys named Adalberto. (Jeff Moore)
2014-05-27 11:30:00 (link to chat)Adalberto Mondesi's potential?
(Rick from NJ)
All star SS. A small tick below lindor in the field, and even at the plate, but the glove is plus, plus, and the speed is legit. He's going to be a damn good MLB SS, and for a long time. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-13 11:00:00 (link to chat)Still in love with Adalberto Mondesi?
(Steve from Nebraska)
Still. (Jason Parks)
2014-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please tell me your as high as me on Adalberto Mondesi? You like his Potential?
(Ryan from Kansas City)
Given that you're a Royals fan, I assure you that I'm not as high on Mondesi as you are, but anyone who hits .300 in Wilmington as an 18 year old has my attention. (Jeff Moore)
2014-04-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you Adalberto Mondesi will be a star?
(Eric from Colorado)
I haven't seen him play. Parks seems to love him, and Parks doesn't give his heart to just anyone. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-04-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of upside do you see Adalberto Mondesi having?
(Ryan from chicago)
In terms of pure upside, I think we're looking at a potential All-Star caliber shortstop. In reality, he likely comes up a bit short of that projection and "ends up" a really good everyday player. (Mark Anderson)
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on the potential of Adalberto Mondesi?
(Nick from chicago)
I defer to Parks & Co. there... I haven't seen him even on video, so it's all reading knowledge that I have - http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=22285 (Paul Sporer)
2014-03-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Adalberto Mondesi?
(Ryan from Kansas City)
Another player that makes everyone feel old; prefers to be called Raul (I think); may not be a star, but that's OK. (Ronit Shah)
2014-03-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Adalberto Mondesi? Similar to Lindor down the line or better?
(Nick from chicago)
I think Lindor could be a star. I don't think Mondesi will be even though he is years behind his age. (Ronit Shah)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Try not to star-chasing but you have been in Seattle for more than I thought you would....Can I look for you door by door? You know, for the baseball talk, not for the "D"
(Jim from Bellevue)
Yes. Please knock on doors. I'll be behind one of them. I'll be the guy wearing a Raul Adalberto Mondesi mask and a half shirt. (and that's it) (Jason Parks)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)After Xander, correa, seager and Russell, who are the next best MI prospects to keep an eye on?
(Biscuits from Morgan hill, ca )
Raul Adalberto Mondesi could be a star; Jose Rondon will have helium this off-season. Just wait. (Jason Parks)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat! The transcripts are always fun to read. Pick two to stash on a dynasty minors roster: Tyler Glasnow, Yordano Ventura and Adalberto Mondesi.
(Alex from Tacoma)
Ventura and Mondesi. Not a knock on Glasnow, but I would want a pitcher who is closer to producing in the majors. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)what is Adalberto Mondesi's potential and did he crack your top 50?
(Scott from NY)
Fist-division potential; he made the list. (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2013-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are there any players who have basically come out of no where this year to the point where they are a top 50 type prospect? For example someone like Gregory Polanco last year.
(petelunchbox from Handsome City)
You could say perhaps Raul Adalberto Mondesi, coming off his short-season resume last season. Sonny Gray has done a very nice job of reclaiming his prospect status (if not even surpassing it out of college). (Jason Cole)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)What prospects in lower-level stand out to you in having a feel for the game?
(TPX2 from Taiwan)
Off the top of my head, Raul Adalberto Mondesi impressed big time with his overall feel in spring training. Rougned Odor in High-A with the Rangers is another. (Jason Cole)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)Bret, I play in a fairly deep competitive keeper league 16 team with a 20 man minor system. I am always looking for the edge in future top prospects as they carry quite the value in mid season trades etc. In 2011 I was able to grab a pre breakout Taveras and Bogaerts, since that year I am always looking for prospects who look to really make that jump from back end or outside the top 100 to future top 30 stud. I was wondering if you had some names to watch in A and Low A, that could make these leaps, particularly position players. Alen Hanson and Polanco are already picked up, Adalberto Mondesi is spoken for as well, trying to stay ahead of my competition.
(Brandon from Toronto)
If you want a few off the radar names, how about Zach Eflin and Dilson Herrera. And if you don't need to dig quite that deep, check out Dorssys Paulino, Blake Snell, Jeimer Candelario and Joe Ross. (Bret Sayre)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)You have Oscar Taveras and Adalberto Mondesi on a double date, who do you take and where do you go?
(SexyAndIKnowIt from LMFAO)
Taveras would get the date because he has seniority and more present skills. I'd take him to the IFC and then to casual yet charming bed and breakfast with a view of the park. (Jason Parks)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)If you could see 3 minor league teams this year, who would they be? Anything especially good in the Sally this year? Yay for real opening day!
(marjinwalker from lunch break)
Rafael DePaula (Yankees); Adalberto Mondesi (Royals); Javier Baez (Cubs). Just to name three that would probably be worth the price of admission. (Jason Parks)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Where do you see Adalberto Mondesi ranking next year .... top 10? top 20? or does he still have a lot of developing to do?
(lmb326 from jersey)
He still has a lot of development to do, and his bat might struggle at the first season level. A lot of people "scout" the numbers a prospect produces, and if Mondesi doesn't rake, he might not get the love. (Jason Parks)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Adalberto Mondesi and Gabriel Guerrero walk into a party....
(lpunkari from Fort Frances, Ontario)
And shit gets real (Jason Parks)
2013-04-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Adalberto Mondesi: if everything goes perfect - can he be the next teenager in the MLB's?
(Tony from Work)
If everything goes perfect, yes. If nothing goes perfect, no. (Matthew Kory)
2013-02-25 11:00:00 (link to chat)Dorssys Paulino, Adalberto Mondesi, and Luis Sardinas. Who rises the most over the next year and who has the highest offensive ceiling?
(kojomoe from oakland)
Mondesi and Sardinas as legit SS prospects; Paulino is most likely a 2B in the end. Paulino has a nice bat; good contact and pop; Mondesi doesn't have a big power ceiling, but can drive the ball and will hit for average; Sardinas is a line-drive type that could hit .300 because of his 7 run. I like Mondesi as the all-around prospect. (Jason Parks on the Top 101 Prospects)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any predictions about which outside-the-top-50-or-so prospects might be top-10 prospects in 2014? In other words, who should I draft this year who will make me look really smart next year?
(Dennis from WI)
Adalberto Mondesi has a chance to take another big prospect step forward; Kyle Crick could take a step and become a serious dude. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)A buddy who is in this chat right now traded me Adalberto Mondesi for Grady Sizemore in a keeper of all keeper leagues. Please help me in pitying the fool.
(tigerw701 from mpls, mn)
Mondesi is 17, so you will need to keep him for a long time before he reaches the majors. (Jason Parks)
2012-12-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)How does Adalberto Mondesi compare with Profar and Lindor when they were 17-year-olds?
(Gene from LA)
Very similar when it comes to baseball instincts and feel for playing the position. Mondesi doesn't have Profar's bat or offensive upside; closer to Lindor in that regard. He has a chance to be special. (Jason Parks)


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