Posts Tagged 'Anthony Gose or Jake Marisnick?'

Jake Marisnick or Anthony Gose?

If there are two players in the Toronto Blue Jays system who are destined to be perpetually linked it might be young outfield prospects Anthony Gose and Jake Marisnick.  Both offer their own unique skill set and each have their strengths and weaknesses but let me pose a tough question – if forced, which one would you choose, Goose or Maverick?

Opinions have differed with some favouring the uber-athletic Gose with his tantalizing tools while some prefer the more polished skills of Marisnick.  The argument has been made before on countless prospect websites and fans alike so I thought we could dive in a little deeper and see just who is the superior prospect?

Anthony Gose is a lefty swinging (and throwing) athletic centre field prospect who was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 2008 MLB draft.  He was taken as a young, raw high school kid who was also a promising pitching prospect at the time, armed with a 97-mph heater.  Gose had a desire to play every day and had lingering shoulder problems so he was drafted with the expectation of becoming a position player.

Continue reading ‘Jake Marisnick or Anthony Gose?’


AL Eastbound On Twitter!

  • Baseball needs to focus on shortening games. You should be allowed three total dugout "leaves" to visit mound, challenge etc. That's it. 2 days ago
  • I was tempted to live bet the Jays heavy after Melky hit that 2-run jack. I was that optimistic, glad I didn't. 4 days ago
  • @SoberJaysFan @dougiejays I agree. Gibby talks slow but he isn't dumb. Fans have really soured on Francisco but he still better vs R 4 days ago
  • @dougiejays @SoberJaysFan the only splits Gibby respects involve bananas and ice cream. 4 days ago
  • @SoberJaysFan you just knew that was inevitable. Useful against lefties but Valencia is garbage vs righties. 4 days ago

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 46 other followers