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Scout's honor: The crystal ball's always cloudy

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  • The Braves' Jason Heyward is the perfect example of the next big thing turning into just another major-league ballplayer.

    The Braves' Jason Heyward is the perfect example of the next big thing turning into just another major-league ballplayer.
    Associated Press

 
 

The Braves right fielder and a new book combined Sunday to indicate just how difficult it is to project the careers of baseball prospects. Cubs and White Sox fans should take note.

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