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12-31-2012, 08:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Leafsdude7 View Post
Escobar is much better than Komisarek, and his contract is much nicer (5M in the MLB is a very good contract for a useful player). I'd more compare him to MacArthur: coming off a sub-par season, but has the skills and some good numbers from years past.

I'd also tend to see Syndergaard as the equivalent of Jesse Blacker, not Reilly. He was not our top pitching prospect (Aaron Sanchez is almost unanimously viewed as a better prospect, and even Roberto Osuna might be higher on some lists), but he's definitely a really good prospect.
Syndergaard is WAY better as a prospect in comparison to Blacker. Noah has ace front of the rotation upside and was awesome last season while Blacker projects more into a 2nd pairing - 3rd pairing guy who really hasnt done much since being drafted.

Also theres really no scouting place that ranks Osuna ahead of Syndergaard.

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