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The David Lough OPS Projection Thread


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Project David Lough's OPS for 2014  

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  1. 1. Project David Lough's OPS for 2014



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David Lough is probably the only remaining player who is almost certain to break camp with the Orioles. Last year, he posted a .724 OPS. He was called up in mid-May, posted an .807 OPS through the end of June, then .672 the rest of the way. In the minors, he carried an .808 career OPS, including .796 in 3+ seasons in AAA.

Dan and Buck are very high on Lough. But what do you say?

I may do some projection threads for other players a bit later in the spring once it is a little clearer who is likely to be on the team. Weeks and Clevenger seem like good bets, but no sure things, and the OF competition is pretty wide open.

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Disappointed to hear that our manager plans to play Cruz in left field against left handed pitching. I would prefer Lough play everyday in left with an occasional rest. I love his defense and I like the added balance he provides to the line up. I think he would benefit from more at bats. That said I have at .725-.750.

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HR's: 7

RBI's: 44

BA: .278

OBP: .329

R's: 53

2B's: 16

3B's: 4

SB's: 8

BB's: 24

SO's: 46

HBP: 6

MVP: N/A

ALL-STAR GAME: No.

GATORADE: Lemon Lime for the entire season.

Over how many games?

I can see him scoring 75 runs having a .335-340 OBP and 15-20 SBs.

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Definitely tricky, but I like what I see so far. I kind of see him being an affluent man's David Newhan for us.

I really do too

I wasn't trying to be negative on the kid, just don't know how one would go about projecting stats for him, based on what?

While I like Nate, I am hoping Lough or Lough/Platoon Partner will be an upgrade.

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89 games, and he started 80, which is a bit more than half of a regular season, not a complete season.

Umm.. 96 games under his belt last year. 89 of them played the field at least 1 inning. Of those 89, 80 were full games. Which means he pinched hit 7 games.

He officially has 169 days on the MLB roster (service time). He missed out on "full season" by 3 days.

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