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  1. Isn't the modern day thinking that OBP is more important than SLG? So while Cowser has a .904 OPS, his 158 wRC+ is quite impressive.
  2. Yeah, what I like is that he's got interesting stuff, there's at least something to work with there. The breaking ball seems to my lamens eyes pretty decent and better than I expected.
  3. Did a search and this is the only thread I can find for this guy. Does he not have his own thread? Have we found something here, in this guy?
  4. I would certainly try to get a full season of him healthy before I let go of him. There's definitely potential for that to look like something nice. He's struggled greatly with injuries and it's a reasonable suggestion that it's affected his performance, yet still has a decent OPS. I'd certainly like to see what he looks like a full season healthy.
  5. What's the doubt? Keep him, for sure. He's our best outfielder after Mullins.
  6. It didn't fit for me that people were rating Haskin well above Stowers, I'm glad to see your take syncs a bit more with my intuition after seeing your new rankings!
  7. Curious why people rate Haskin so much higher above Stowers? Is Haskin's defense in CF that much of a defining factor to make up for the fact that he's hitting significantly worse than Stowers at a significantly lower level (though he is a year younger)?
  8. I have a feeling the Cowser pick was actually who they had first (or tied for first perhaps with someone a bit more expensive) on their board and people are underrating him. Best bat in the class, pure left-handed stroke, looks like he can stay in CF...I think people are perhaps undervaluing the quality of him because of 3-4-5 positions on websites draft rankings which in the end mean very little and are quite subjective. He's a pick when we were projected with him that sounded to me interesting...Watson for instance is someone people would've been more happy with and Cowser struck me as more
  9. House seems like he has more projection, no?
  10. Wasn't he touching high 90s last season and sustaining his stuff pretty deep into games? I guess he has lost a bit of velocity?
  11. Whenever I get excited about Adley I remember Wieters' numbers at an even younger age at AA and I get a bit sad. Honestly, has any big prospect ever so dominated AA at 22 only to become such a mediocre hitter? I want to feel, and seem to feel, that Wieters is a huge exception.
  12. I know I know, in terms of historical returns from a 1-1 Wieters wouldn't be that bad (nor was Matusz for 1-5), but please, no one dreams of Wieters or Matusz, thinking that Adley ends up like Wieters with better defence is still kinda depressing. Let's not have this happen please!
  13. This is exciting, looks like we have a real prospect here!
  14. Baseball savant has him at 91.7 for the season and 91.9 last so I guess I am just imagining things.
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