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Old 06-11-2018, 07:14 PM
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Originally Posted by hoosiersoxfan View Post
Rick Hahn says Luis Robert will be promoted to high Class A Winston-Salem in the next 7-10 days
This is the same timeline as:

The end of the first half of the minor league seasons, with both Kannapolis and Winston-Salem in first place and hoping to qualify for the postseason;

The influx of draftees into the system (mostly to Great Falls);

Players who stayed in Arizona for Extended Spring Training moving to affiliates;

Kopech potentially being called up to Chicago;

Eloy being promoted to Charlotte;

A bunch of cascading sets of promotions across all levels.

I think itís likely that both Kanny and W-S win their respective first half titles/playoff berths, and given the sheer depth at those levels it wouldnít surprise me to see both clubs - even with significantly different rosters - win their respective second-half titles. Further, I think itís possible that an influx
of talent to Birmingham from W-S could propel the Barons to a second-half playoff berth.
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