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#1 ericchri


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Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:00 AM


SoE writer Eric Longenhagen profiles all the players in the Futures game, so Alex Meyer, Jose Berrios, and Kennys Vargas each have a paragraph.

In the interest in not copying everything out of the (free) article, my favorite sentences (which are not the entire profile for each).

Meyer: [quote]The 6'-9" Meyer will touch 97 mph and shows a plus slider, and he has the arm speed and hand size to dream on a changeup.[/quote]

Berrios: [quote]He might have the best arm speed in the entire showcase. It allows the diminutive Berrios to pump in plus heat but also makes it nearly impossible to identify his changeup out of his hand. I think his changeup has plus-plus projection.[/quote]

Vargas: [quote]The World team's first baseman is usually a tough find because most of the international talent we see is of the up-the-middle variety. The crop this year is much better than usual as Vargas sports a few plus tools in his power and, some would argue, his arm strength.[/quote]