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Why Cubs fans need to exercise a bit of caution with Anthony Rizzo, and notes on 35 more prospects.

Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Cubs (Triple-A Iowa): 2-for-3, 2 HR (7), 2 R, 3 RBI, BB.

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Darin Gorski's semi-breakout year in the Mets system and a tour of the day in the minors.

Darin Gorski, LHP, Mets (High-A St. Lucie): 6 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K. A seventh-round pick in 2009, Gorski had a 4.58 ERA as a 22-year-old in the Sally League last year, so to say he entered the year as a marginal prospect might be putting it kindly. A strike-thrower who sat in the upper-80s in the past, some mechanical refinements have turned his fastball into a plus pitch for a lefty, as his heater has been sitting in the 90-93 mph range in the Florida State League, and the pitch, as well as a solid breaking ball/changeup combination play up due to his ability to locate. With a 1.57 ERA over 68.2 innings with 82 strikeouts in 15 walks, he's too good for this league, but we can also say he's too old for the league as well. Stock is certainly up, but he'll need to prove it at Double-A to generate more believers.

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