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Prospect Profile: Brian Snyder

Prospect Profile: Brian Snyder

Many thought that when the A's traded away third base prospect Mark Teahen, they were doing so because of Eric Chavez's presence at the major league level. However, the fact that they have a Teahen-clone following a year behind the now-Kansas City prospect probably aided in their decision as well.

The similarities between Teahen and A's third base prospect Brian Snyder are remarkable. Both players went to small colleges. Both were considered stretches as first round draft choices by many of the experts. Both had disappointing first professional seasons followed by strong sophomore seasons. Both players are known for their strong gloves. And both are still developing their power strokes...

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