Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers

Minor League Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our Minor League Barometer series.

Some interesting rule changes have been proposed should the 2020 season take place.  A couple of intriguing proposals that could impact prospects are the universal DH, as well as expanded rosters.  Certainly, if more players are allowed on a roster, that would help those players at the upper levels of the minors, and/or hotshot phenoms that may not have sniffed the big leagues under normal circumstances.  In addition, if a universal designated hitter is instituted, that could also aid hitters in the National League that normally would have had less or possibly no playing time.  Something to keep an eye on as the 2020 season begins to take shape.  It will certainly be one of the more unique situations in fantasy baseball history if the 2020 campaign is played, given the bevy of changes likely to be made to our National Pastime.

Let's profile some more prospects in this week's edition of the Minor League Barometer.

UPGRADE

Terrin Vavra, SS, COL – Terrin is the youngest of three Vavra brothers currently in the minors, and the 22-year-old looks to be the best of the trio.  A third round pick in 2018, Vavra has an extremely advanced approach at the dish.  He has hit over .300 at both stops since entering the minors.  In 102 games at Low-A in 2019, Vavra had the same number of walks as strikeouts (62).  Perhaps this is unsurprising, giving his polished collegiate background out of the University of Minnesota, but Vavra also showed decent

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Jesse Siegel
Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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