Kieboom will be in AAA this year and the organization hasn't been afraid to challenge him as he's developed. It's a real possibility that the Nats could call him up if Trey Tuner is still out versus spending resources to acquire outside help. The thing with the Nats' system is that it's really top heavy no matter where you go. After Will Crowe, it's a ton of lotto tickets. Think guys like Encarnacion in our system level of lotto tickets. Their 7th best prospect is out with Tommy John at 18. So we'd be getting "top prospects" In concept, but in reality we'd be getting lotto tickets with high upside.
Same thing with the Indians to an extent. Outside of Sam Hentegs, we'd be getting either guys in rookie ball or in A ball. There's upside, yes. But they're very young and very raw and do you think the Indians would go for it in a hypothetical trade for Villar?
It'll be interesting to see where everyone is at come July 31st, and Villar is a great asset. But do you go for upside in top heavy systems or do you go for more projectable "blue chip" guys in said top heavy guys