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Offline R-Zim#11

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #175: June 06, 2012, 08:55:31 AM »
Maybe LaRoche is moved at the deadline, but that's only if they think Werth is coming back

Why would they do that? Everyone goes through slumps...

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #176: June 06, 2012, 09:02:37 AM »
Marrero isn't a full time major leaguer anyways. He'll spend the rest of his Nationals career on the Syracuse shuttle.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #177: June 06, 2012, 09:26:50 AM »
I'd give Tyler Moore the ABs over Marrero.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #178: June 06, 2012, 09:50:12 AM »
Why would they do that? Everyone goes through slumps...

He's a career .267 hitter with good power who costs like 8 million dollars and is currently blocking Mike Morse.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #179: June 06, 2012, 10:40:57 AM »
Marrero could take Nady's place on the big league club. 

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #180: June 06, 2012, 12:21:39 PM »
Nats should be buyers at the deadline. Not bargain-clearers.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #181: June 06, 2012, 01:20:06 PM »
He's a career .267 hitter with good power who costs like 8 million dollars and is currently blocking Mike Morse.

Morse isn't really blocked though. He's playing in left. Is there a better player than LaRoache that would take his place or Morse place in left?

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« Reply #182: June 06, 2012, 01:54:46 PM »
Moore has put up number in aaa that indicate he may be better in the long run - if someone offers something for LaRoche, slottin in Moore wouldn't be the worst idea

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #183: June 06, 2012, 01:59:04 PM »
I think its safe to assume that Moore would not be as good as Laroche in the near future.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #184: June 06, 2012, 02:41:17 PM »
I think its safe to assume that Moore would not be as good as Laroche in the near future.

.316 .378 .673 in Syracuse this year, LaRoche's trends look pretty horrid, .212 .307 .435 over the last 28 days, .143 .225 .257over the last 14. The hot start is over, so hopefully he settle in around his career averages, but I don't think it's a stretch to think Moore could out perform him sooner rather than later    

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #185: June 06, 2012, 05:07:14 PM »
Morse isn't really blocked though. He's playing in left. Is there a better player than LaRoache that would take his place or Morse place in left?

Lombo full time. Harper in LF, Werth in RF and a real CFer.

And I think Moore should be given a lot of playing time. I'm with HS and believe that Moore could out perform LaRoche

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« Reply #186: June 06, 2012, 06:09:51 PM »
Agree that LaR should be traded if possible. Great glove and left-handed bat, but two young guys waiting and he's not hitting.  Too bad Marrero and Moore are both right-handed bats.  Maybe trade one of them instead.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #187: June 07, 2012, 12:38:59 PM »
Win this year. LaRoche helps this year. "The future is now", as George Allen said.

Curious thing: Wiley George announced that slogan about the same time Bob Short was packing to move the Nats to Texas.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #188: June 07, 2012, 03:57:50 PM »
Lombo full time. Harper in LF, Werth in RF and a real CFer.

And I think Moore should be given a lot of playing time. I'm with HS and believe that Moore could out perform LaRoche

I agree with lombo at full time -- only at second. Espinosa needs to be sent down.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #189: June 08, 2012, 12:34:15 AM »
1-3, 2B tonight for the Suns.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #190: June 08, 2012, 01:46:36 PM »
will be DH in Potomac tonight.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #191: June 08, 2012, 08:45:39 PM »
Went 2-3 with an RBI

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« Reply #192: June 10, 2012, 02:51:21 AM »
He was 1 for 3 with a double in Game 1 and 1 for 3 with a homer in Game 2 tonight for Potomac.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #193: June 10, 2012, 06:14:48 PM »
2 for 4 today with Potomac.  Batting .462 so far.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #194: June 11, 2012, 04:53:04 PM »
Nice overall stint at Potomac.  6-13, HR, 4RBIs in 4 games.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #195: June 13, 2012, 08:57:59 PM »
Marrero continues to hit well at every level. 2/3 with a Double and Run so far tonight in Harrisburg.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #196: June 13, 2012, 11:07:18 PM »
Very good to see this. With DeRosa coming back, we can DFA Nady and basically choose between Marrero/Moore as backup 1B, though I guess Moore gets the advantage because he also plays LF. If nothing else, Marrero can be one more trade chip for us.

Offline BrandonK

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #197: June 14, 2012, 02:16:53 AM »
Even if he keeps hitting, wouldn't the Nats option him once his DL stint is up, and let him play at AAA?

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #198: June 14, 2012, 05:59:32 AM »
If I was Marrero I would keep my bags packed after Moores break out day against Toronto.Moore displayed the "pop" that Marrero has never shown in the minors or bigs and he may become a trade piece if Moore continues hitting for power.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Chris Marrero, 1B
« Reply #199: June 14, 2012, 10:53:24 AM »
I would not mind 2 -3 years of Moore and Marrero riding a shuttle back and forth to syracuse as interchangeable bench pieces.  Marrero should play a little bit of left to increase his utility.  maybe even some 3d, where he broke in.  I know he is supposed to be bad defensively at places he has to run, but he could basically be a cheap corner backup for a contender and a nice piece of depth. 

One thing I would like is Syracuse to be a warehouse for end of the roster, cheap parts for the bench and bullpen so that we can have more flexibility when there are hurting position players you don't want to DL, the bullpen is gassed, or we need a spot start.  Moore, Marrero, Brown, Severino, some of the catchers, maybe a few others would be nice depth.