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Do the Bucs have the next Cal Ripken on their roster?

"He's still going to get better. He looks like the next Cal Ripken to me." --San Jose manager Lenn Sakata Who is that about? Chase d'Arnaud? Maybe Jordy Mercer? Er, no. Brandon Wood. See, the link will take you to Baseball America's Top 50 prospects from 2006. I'm definitely on the side of "don't trade too many prospects" but in the interest of equal time to the other side, I thought I'd link to this showing just how uncertain prospects can be. Some other highlights: - Lastings Milledge called a future All-Star - Andy Marte will be a "special hitter." - Troy Tulowitzki called "better than Bobby Crosby"....back when that was a bold statement. - Conor Jackson compared to Superman. It's all worth a look as a trip down memory lane and a reminder that there's no certainty when it comes to prospects panning out.

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