When I was ranking the top ten players from the DSL last year, I had a lot of input on the team from first-hand sources and they all praised outfielder Tito Polo, saying he could do anything on the field. I got similar, but slightly lesser reports about outfielder Alexis Bastardo and decided to rank him one spot ahead of Polo for two reasons. Both players are about the same age and same size, so that was a wash there. Bastardo showed more plate patience though and he stayed healthy, while Polo missed games three different times due to hamstring issues. Plate patience is a good sign towards future success and so obviously is health. Well, both players are with the GCL Pirates this year and Polo is putting up the numbers people predicted, while Bastardo has played just twice due to shoulder ...

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