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15 hours ago, Sports Guy said:

Which really should happen when they are college guys playing in leagues where they are older than a lot of guys.

So that’s good…they are doing what you expect and not crapping the bed. 

Thing is, with COVID, being 21 in Low A ball is not old at all this year. Average hitters are 21.3 and average pitchers are 22 this year in Low-A East. 

So they are on par age wise but behind in professional PAs than most. Them doing well is a good initial sign.

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I think 4-4 in strikeouts is the golden sombrero.   What is 5 for 5 strikeouts in one game?    A bad bottle of tequila? 

 

Connor Norby struck out all 5 times to the plate last night.   Probably the last guy in the entire system you'd expect that from.   Very strange BUT true.

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4 hours ago, RZNJ said:

I think 4-4 in strikeouts is the golden sombrero.   What is 5 for 5 strikeouts in one game?    A bad bottle of tequila? 

 

Connor Norby struck out all 5 times to the plate last night.   Probably the last guy in the entire system you'd expect that from.   Very strange BUT true.

Even Chris Davis never struck out 5 times in 5 at bats in the majors, though he did strike out 5 times in a game twice (including the game where he picked up the W pitching the 16th and 17th innings against Boston). 

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1 minute ago, Frobby said:

Even Chris Davis never struck out 5 times in 5 at bats in the majors, though he did strike out 5 times in a game twice (including the game where he picked up the W pitching the 16th and 17th innings against Boston). 

He homered his first time up tonight.  

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46 minutes ago, DocJJ said:

Still, this is an alarming development.   He was known to have way more walks than K's during his college career.   He has 26 K's in 85 at-bats!!!!😱

It becomes less alarming when you see that it is over 102 plate appearances.  A 25 percent k rate is about average these days. 

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1 hour ago, DocJJ said:

Still, this is an alarming development.   He was known to have way more walks than K's during his college career.   He has 26 K's in 85 at-bats!!!!😱

 

43 minutes ago, ChuckS said:

It becomes less alarming when you see that it is over 102 plate appearances.  A 25 percent k rate is about average these days. 

Also, for whatever reason he got off to a very slow start in the FCL.   Since moving to Delmarva, he has 19 K’s in 83 PA, a 22.9% K rate.   That’s not great, but below the 25.5% average in the Low A East.   So, consider me not alarmed, especially in the context of his .284/.398/.493 overall slash line.    

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