Rendon is having a down season this year, but he's still the number one prospect in the draft.
With all of the talk about how Gerrit Cole has passed Anthony Rendon, and the worries about Rendon's struggles this year, I've been thinking about something. The situation with Rendon and Cole is almost like when you're making a big purchase, such as buying a car, a house, etc. You analyze the different options until you've settled in on the one you want. However, it's not over at that point. Once you settle on the one you want, you start second guessing yourself. It's a little bit of buyer's remorse, and a little bit of just making sure you're making the right call on such an important decision. From that point, you're not looking for reasons why this pick is the right choice. Inst...
This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a FREE copy of the 2016 Prospect Guide. We also have a promotion with DraftKings where you can get a FREE one-year subscription to the site by signing up as a new DraftKings customer and making a $5 minimum deposit. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.
If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail email@example.com.
Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.