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3 hours ago, Frobby said:

.378/.415/.622 in 41 PA with RISP.   He’s been a little hot and cold in general, but he’s been money with ducks on the pond.  25 RBI in 31 games.    

Gotta love it! I think he will be totally back by the all star break. I know some want to trade him for prospects but I’d sure like to see him be an Oriole long term.

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He has barreled some balls that have been hit right at guys, too.  Eventually those hits will find the gaps and the average will rise.  I'm happy for Trey.  

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In Oriole wins Mancini is just OPSing .705, while in losses .801.  His state of mind changes with the score, and while it's admirable that he fights harder when behind it would be nice to have some insurance runs when already winning.

As a first baseman he's only OPSing .678, but as a DH .994.  The stress of fielding is burdening his hitting performance and should be closely monitored.

Batting second he's clearly pressing, trying to set the table for others, and only OPSing .581.  But in the 3rd and 4th spot he's relaxed and driving the ball to the tune of a .900 OPS.

In his at bats that ended on a 1-1 count he's OPSing 1.051.  But 2-2 is just .250, so perhaps when the at bat reaches that state he should be pinch hit for.

With no one out in the inning he's OPSing .908. But with one out .652 and two out .705.  Clearly he's becoming dispirited when the inning begins poorly.

With two outs and runners in scoring position he's OPSing a fairly robust .805.  But in late and close situations obviously the pressure is too much, and he falls off to .708.  In high leverage situations he's crushing it at .899, but needs to work on those still important medium leverage situations where he's basically Cesar Izturis with a .657.  Perhaps he should take batting practice with someone standing on first base with the scoreboard showing the 3rd inning down by one run.

He's OPSing .856 in day games but .670 at night, so we should target the Cubs and their higher percentage of day games when considering trades. Also, he's OPSing .958 in interleague play, so this again directs the GM to a cross-league trade.

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2 hours ago, DrungoHazewood said:

In Oriole wins Mancini is just OPSing .705, while in losses .801.  His state of mind changes with the score, and while it's admirable that he fights harder when behind it would be nice to have some insurance runs when already winning.

As a first baseman he's only OPSing .678, but as a DH .994.  The stress of fielding is burdening his hitting performance and should be closely monitored.

Batting second he's clearly pressing, trying to set the table for others, and only OPSing .581.  But in the 3rd and 4th spot he's relaxed and driving the ball to the tune of a .900 OPS.

In his at bats that ended on a 1-1 count he's OPSing 1.051.  But 2-2 is just .250, so perhaps when the at bat reaches that state he should be pinch hit for.

With no one out in the inning he's OPSing .908. But with one out .652 and two out .705.  Clearly he's becoming dispirited when the inning begins poorly.

With two outs and runners in scoring position he's OPSing a fairly robust .805.  But in late and close situations obviously the pressure is too much, and he falls off to .708.  In high leverage situations he's crushing it at .899, but needs to work on those still important medium leverage situations where he's basically Cesar Izturis with a .657.  Perhaps he should take batting practice with someone standing on first base with the scoreboard showing the 3rd inning down by one run.

He's OPSing .856 in day games but .670 at night, so we should target the Cubs and their higher percentage of day games when considering trades. Also, he's OPSing .958 in interleague play, so this again directs the GM to a cross-league trade.

Thanks for those very valuable suggestions. I look forward to your analyses and recommendations for each player on the rest of the ML roster. (You might want to wait a week or two before going through the same exercise for minor leaguers.)  😁

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2 hours ago, DrungoHazewood said:

In Oriole wins Mancini is just OPSing .705, while in losses .801.  His state of mind changes with the score, and while it's admirable that he fights harder when behind it would be nice to have some insurance runs when already winning.

As a first baseman he's only OPSing .678, but as a DH .994.  The stress of fielding is burdening his hitting performance and should be closely monitored.

Batting second he's clearly pressing, trying to set the table for others, and only OPSing .581.  But in the 3rd and 4th spot he's relaxed and driving the ball to the tune of a .900 OPS.

In his at bats that ended on a 1-1 count he's OPSing 1.051.  But 2-2 is just .250, so perhaps when the at bat reaches that state he should be pinch hit for.

With no one out in the inning he's OPSing .908. But with one out .652 and two out .705.  Clearly he's becoming dispirited when the inning begins poorly.

With two outs and runners in scoring position he's OPSing a fairly robust .805.  But in late and close situations obviously the pressure is too much, and he falls off to .708.  In high leverage situations he's crushing it at .899, but needs to work on those still important medium leverage situations where he's basically Cesar Izturis with a .657.  Perhaps he should take batting practice with someone standing on first base with the scoreboard showing the 3rd inning down by one run.

He's OPSing .856 in day games but .670 at night, so we should target the Cubs and their higher percentage of day games when considering trades. Also, he's OPSing .958 in interleague play, so this again directs the GM to a cross-league trade.

⬆️ This is so Drungo! 

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5 hours ago, DrungoHazewood said:

In Oriole wins Mancini is just OPSing .705, while in losses .801.  His state of mind changes with the score, and while it's admirable that he fights harder when behind it would be nice to have some insurance runs when already winning.

As a first baseman he's only OPSing .678, but as a DH .994.  The stress of fielding is burdening his hitting performance and should be closely monitored.

Batting second he's clearly pressing, trying to set the table for others, and only OPSing .581.  But in the 3rd and 4th spot he's relaxed and driving the ball to the tune of a .900 OPS.

In his at bats that ended on a 1-1 count he's OPSing 1.051.  But 2-2 is just .250, so perhaps when the at bat reaches that state he should be pinch hit for.

With no one out in the inning he's OPSing .908. But with one out .652 and two out .705.  Clearly he's becoming dispirited when the inning begins poorly.

With two outs and runners in scoring position he's OPSing a fairly robust .805.  But in late and close situations obviously the pressure is too much, and he falls off to .708.  In high leverage situations he's crushing it at .899, but needs to work on those still important medium leverage situations where he's basically Cesar Izturis with a .657.  Perhaps he should take batting practice with someone standing on first base with the scoreboard showing the 3rd inning down by one run.

He's OPSing .856 in day games but .670 at night, so we should target the Cubs and their higher percentage of day games when considering trades. Also, he's OPSing .958 in interleague play, so this again directs the GM to a cross-league trade.

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5 hours ago, DrungoHazewood said:

In Oriole wins Mancini is just OPSing .705, while in losses .801.  His state of mind changes with the score, and while it's admirable that he fights harder when behind it would be nice to have some insurance runs when already winning.

As a first baseman he's only OPSing .678, but as a DH .994.  The stress of fielding is burdening his hitting performance and should be closely monitored.

Batting second he's clearly pressing, trying to set the table for others, and only OPSing .581.  But in the 3rd and 4th spot he's relaxed and driving the ball to the tune of a .900 OPS.

In his at bats that ended on a 1-1 count he's OPSing 1.051.  But 2-2 is just .250, so perhaps when the at bat reaches that state he should be pinch hit for.

With no one out in the inning he's OPSing .908. But with one out .652 and two out .705.  Clearly he's becoming dispirited when the inning begins poorly.

With two outs and runners in scoring position he's OPSing a fairly robust .805.  But in late and close situations obviously the pressure is too much, and he falls off to .708.  In high leverage situations he's crushing it at .899, but needs to work on those still important medium leverage situations where he's basically Cesar Izturis with a .657.  Perhaps he should take batting practice with someone standing on first base with the scoreboard showing the 3rd inning down by one run.

He's OPSing .856 in day games but .670 at night, so we should target the Cubs and their higher percentage of day games when considering trades. Also, he's OPSing .958 in interleague play, so this again directs the GM to a cross-league trade.

LOL.  I really enjoyed reading this.  ALL IMPORTANT FACTORS!

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I've always supported the idea of Mancini as the principle DH.  Some players can't handle sitting.  Trumbo couldn't seem to hit well when DH'ing.  Trey always has.  

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3 hours ago, NCRaven said:

I've always supported the idea of Mancini as the principle DH.  Some players can't handle sitting.  Trumbo couldn't seem to hit well when DH'ing.  Trey always has.  

Trumbo’s career OPS by position:

1B .764

RF .862

DH .695

This isn’t a perfect way to analyze it, but Trumbo did hit worse at DH without factoring which year of career it was. 

And Trumbo was a player you really didn’t want in the outfield. He gave a good effort, but moved around like a water Buffalo playing the outfield. 
 

 

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RISPin' -- on a Sunday afternoon,

Really -- Couldn't score too soon!

(adapted from the Young Rascals)

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