Fantasy Baseball Sleeper: Chicago Cubs’ Tyler Colvin

February 25, 2011 by  

Tyler Colvin, a former first-round pick by the Cubs, has never received too much hype, only cracking the Baseball America Top 100 Prospects list once, before the 2008 season. He hardly scratched the top 80.

Maybe this lack of hype was earned, because while Colvin never exactly struggled in the minor leagues, he also failed to impress, finishing with a middle of the road .277/.320/.465/.785 OPS line and 56 home runs and 44 steals in 1,716 at-bats.

He did display a decent combination of power and speed, as he regularly demonstrated that he is a threat to finish with double digits in triples, home runs, and stolen bases, making the 24-year-old a vi...

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