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Nick Burdi is referenced in the following articles.
|League Preview Series: Southern League||Tucker Blair||2015-04-07|
|League Preview Series: Florida State League||Jeff Moore||2015-03-27|
|Every Team's Moneyball: Minnesota Twins: Rebuilding in Plain View||Ken Funck||2015-03-27|
|Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Nick Burdi vs. Derek Law||J.P. Breen||2015-03-05|
|Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Relief Pitchers||Bret Sayre||2015-03-05|
|Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects||Craig Goldstein||2015-03-03|
|State of the Position: Relief Pitcher||J.P. Breen||2015-03-02|
|2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational Rankings||Mark Anderson||2015-02-17|
|2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational Rankings||BP Prospect Staff||2015-02-17|
|2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational Rankings||Jeff Moore||2015-02-17|
|The Top 101 Prospects of 2015: Sliced and Diced||Rob McQuown||2015-02-16|
|The Top 101 Prospects of 2015: Sliced and Diced||Mauricio Rubio||2015-02-16|
|2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015||Chris Mellen||2015-02-09|
|2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015||Nick J. Faleris||2015-02-09|
|2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015||BP Prospect Staff||2015-02-09|
|2015 Prospects: Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospects||Chris Mellen||2015-01-09|
|2015 Prospects: Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospects||BP Prospect Staff||2015-01-09|
|2015-03-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)||Have you seen Nick Burdi? Thoughts?|
(Nicholas from MIN)
|No but I know a handful of guys that had to face him or catch him. They were thankful when it was over. Batters talk about his filth and the catcher talked about how Burdi's fastball just wrecked his thumb trying to catch it. (Ryan Parker)|
|2015-02-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)||Considering the fact that most would argue that a #3/4 type starter is more valuable than a shutdown closer, what is the argument for Nick Burdi being on the list ahead of young arms like Joe Ross,Michael Feliz and Edwin Diaz?
Is there a big difference between the arms I listed and pitchers like Kyle Freeland and Grant Holmes? |
(Brandon from AZ)
|Probability (though I'd maybe quibble with the statement that a #4 starter is more valuable with a true shutdown reliever). Burdi's likelihood of being a shutdown closer is much greater than the probability that Ross/Feliz/Diaz become mid-rotation arms. And he's closer, from a developmental standpoint, as well. Upside/probability combo favors both Freeland/Holmes over the trio you mentioned, and I'd be willing to bet Freeland/Holmes could both handle themselves in a big league pen right now, which I wouldn't necessarily say with the same conviction for Ross/Feliz/Diaz. (Top 101 Chat)|
|2015-02-09 20:00:00 (link to chat)||Does Nick Burdi have top tier closer upside?|
(Mayo from Rochester, MN)
|I believe so. I know Nick is on that wavelength as well. (Top 101 Chat)|
No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.