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Old 10-07-2008, 11:08 AM
khan khan is offline
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Originally Posted by sox1970 View Post
Egbert is on the 40-man. He had a bad season after being injured in spring training. I'm not sure if they're down on him or not. I think he'll stick around and get a look in spring training. If Haeger stuck around as long as he did, I think Egbert will too.
Thanks for this.

This organization has an odd way of handling pitching prospects. Some, like Haeger and Day, are allowed to fester for YEARS and YEARS, never improving, never increasing in value, and never making strides towards the big club.

Others, like Logan and Sisco, are RUSHED to the bigs from the minors, and then we all wonder why they're underdeveloped.

I'm not sure if Egbert is more like a festering Haeger in the organization, or if he's just not good enough for some reason...
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