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Minor league performance usually speaks volumes

Updated: April 7, 2009, 12:56 PM ET
By Rob Neyer

On Monday, inspired by a reader, I threw out a challenge: Who are some players whose minor league performances gave us no idea of how good they would be in the majors?

Commenters suggested Matt Holliday, Larry Walker, Hanley Ramirez, Chase Utley, Geovany Soto, Ron Gant and Magglio Ordonez. Lone Star Ball's Adam Morris suggests Rusty Greer and Michael Young, while FanGraphs' Dave Cameron writes:

I always remember this one because of a lecture I got from a scout a few years ago about ...

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