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Prospect Predictions for 2009 – Part II

Observers are looking for Ike Davis to bounce back

Before Spring Training coverage begins, offers this last look at preseason predictions. In Part Two, we offer a look at the superlatives including who will be the first to debut at the big league level, who will come back from injury, who will have the big bounce-back season, and more.

The Superlatives First Player to be Called Up to the Major Leagues: Fernando Martinez – We hit this prediction on the nose in 2008 when Carlos Muniz was called up just two weeks into the season. Going with another pitcher is a reliable pick, but given the new found depth both in the rotation and in the bullpen we're going with Fernando. Despite an elbow injury that had people holding their... Recommended Stories