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• The prospect lists aren’t out yet, but there is one name from the Cubs’ farm system that you should expect to see popping up in the 75-100 range: Adbert Alzolay. Dave DeFreitas of 2080 Baseball saw him pitch in the AFL around a week ago, and posted a short video that is worth your time.
I could tell you everything I know about Alzolay, but the late John Arguello can still do it better. Here is something he wrote at 2080 on Alzolay last April.
There were times, even as recently as last season, where he’d lose velocity as the game went on. All of those things give you the temptation to …Read the Rest
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