His name won’t be found in the Baseball America Prospect Handbook, and it’s not on any list of up-and-coming ballplayers to watch. But no promising youngster generated more buzz this week at baseball’s Winter Meetings than Chris Cotillo.
A ballplayer? No, unless you count his admittedly limited contributions to his Senior Base Ruth League team in Northborough. Cotillo, an 18-year-old senior at Algonquin Regional, is finding his niche in the game another way.