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McCovey Chronicles :: Just not fair.

Joe Sheehan of Baseball Prospectus coined the phrase, "There is no such thing as a pitching prospect", or TINSTAAPP. It was the coy distillation of what internet baseball nerds had preached since the early days of Usenet and Listserv; young pitchers are like praying mantis babies, with only a select few avoiding their ultimate fate as a bedtime snack. Young pitchers excite, young pitchers get hurt, young pitcher...

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