With spring training underway and Opening Day right around the corner, Around the Foghorn is preparing to launch its first-ever SF Giants Prospects Week. Alongside our normal coverage of the Giants roster moves, play, news, and rumors, co-site expert Marc Delucchi will be releasing a wealth of Giants prospect content throughout the first week of March.
Check out the official schedule below:
SF Giants Prospects Week Schedule
*Stories will include active links at 5:00 am PST on the scheduled day.*
State of the SFG System
How does the Giants farm system compare to others around MLB? How close is the farm system to producing the foundational pieces of a title contender? How does the franchise’s approach to talent acquisition and player development differ from other organizations? Marc dives into all that in his essay on the state of the Giants farm system.
5 Giants Draft Trends
There have been only two drafts since Farhan Zaidi became the Giants president of baseball operations and hired Michael Holmes as scouting director. However, there have been some notable trends over their first two drafts worth keeping an eye on going forward.
5 Strongest Positions
Which position groups do the Giants have the most prospect talent at throughout their minor-league levels?
Which of the Giants prospects that failed to crack Marc’s top 31 are most likely to be top ten prospects by the start of next season? Marc ranks 15 players to watch.
SFG Top 31 Prospects
Marc ranks the 31 best prospects in the Giants organization with in-depth scouting reports that feature quotes and background from several industry sources.
My Prospect Tendencies
Marc gives readers a look behind the scenes at his approach to constructing his rankings while acknowledging his own tendencies and preferences that might create blind spots in his list.
Fan Chat w/Marc
Marc answers fans’ questions about his pieces on the Giants system. Feel free to tag Marc on Twitter @maddelucchi with a question of your own or submit one directly via this form.
5 Potential Draft Targets
Early in the spring baseball season, Marc identifies 5 prospects trending towards the 14th overall selection, where the Giants will be picking in the first round of the 2021 MLB Draft.
SFG Prospects Podcast
Marc will be joined by mainstay of Giants Twitter @GiantsProspects on a special prospect-centric episode of Sound the Foghorn to recap the week. They discuss Marc’s list, where they agree and disagree on the farm system, and what they are most interested in watching this season.
If you cannot wait to enjoy some SF Giants Prospects content, check out Marc’s recent profile of recent international free-agent signing Javier Francisco or Around the Foghorn’s last top prospect rankings.