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Top 50 Prospects #1 - Merkin Valdez

Top 50 Prospects #1 - Merkin Valdez

Despite reports that are all too numerous that his future is only as a major league reliever, the Giants feel that Merkin Valdez will be a top starter in the majors, and you should to. Take a look and find out why, and what his future hinges on. It's our #1 Prospect!

#1 - Merkin Valdez Date of Birth: 11/10/1981 Position: P Height: 6'3" Weight: 220 Bats: R Throws: R Acquired: Traded from the Braves in the Russ Ortiz deal in 2003 Originally signed by the Braves as an undrafted free agent in 1999 2005 Stats Team-Level W... Recommended Stories

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