Yesterday I was going over the traffic reports on the site, and noticed something interesting about the recent top 20 prospects countdown. The top three prospects, according to traffic, were Jin-De Jhang, Wyatt Mathisen, and Tony Sanchez, all in that order. I don't know why the only catchers in the top 20 received the most traffic. Perhaps it was because catcher has been a long-term hole in the majors. Maybe it just had something to do with the individual hype behind the three. Jhang and Mathisen both got a lot of attention as rising prospects this year, and Sanchez always has the magnifying glass on him because of how the Pirates approached the 2009 draft.
I mentioned this briefly on Twitter yesterday, and got a few responses. One person commented that they might be the...
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