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Northwoods Notebook: Breaking Down Showcase Hitters


After breaking down the top pitching prospects from the Northwoods League Major League Dreams Showcase a week ago, I turn my attention to the position players. While you can get a general feel for a pitcher in an abbreviated look based on their velocity, command, sequencing, and full repertoire of pitches – fully recognizing that it is still an abbreviated look – hitters can be a little more difficult to get a good sense for.

It doesn’t help that the two games as part of the NWL showcase ended in much different ways. The first contest was 18-16, a game that[…]