We wanted to get people thinking about this right away. The first few years at Twins Daily, we held an Adopt-A-Prospect in which readers were encouraged to 'adopt' a prospect or two fro the system and start a thread on that player. That person was then responsible for posting updates, highlights of big games, awards, newspaper stories from their towns, and anything else.
Last year, we didn't run anything officially though some of you took it on yourself.
If we want to give it a shot, a real shot to work this year, we need to plan it.
What do people want to see from it? Who would be interested in reading the information keeping up with the forums?
Here's what I'd like to see, but feel free to share your thoughts.
1.) Encourage and have threads on all minor leaguers. It bugged me that there would be stories on minor leaguers, things that would have fit perfectly into what we'd like to know about players. How do we get more participation?
2.) We had a lot of people adopt players and then they go quiet. That's frustrating too.
If we're going to do this for 2017, we need help. We need to discuss it now and prepare. Do we continue the adoption process? Do we have groups of people help get a roster done? Should we start these threads now, listing all players?
What do you think?