Tyler Colvin: Does This Cubs Prospect Have Any Fantasy Value?

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Eric Stashin in MLB
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Last night the Cubs’ Tyler Colvin made his major league debut, going one for three with an RBI in the place of the recently suspended Milton Bradley. The 2006 first-round pick is making the jump from Double-A, where he hit .300 with 14 HR and 50 RBI in just 307 AB. Considering he was in the lineup, and considering that the Cubs are 10 games behind the Cardinals in the NL West, it would appear that he is here to play. Before we dub him a must-use option in deeper fantasy formats, let’s take a little bit of a closer look.  Before this season, he had never shown the type of power that he has displayed in 2009. He hit just 42 career home runs in 1,409 AB before being promoted to Double-A.  He had shown plenty he can hit doubles, however, with 79 two-baggers over that time ...

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