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Offline Lintyfresh85

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #125: May 27, 2013, 12:32:47 AM »
Ray was pretty good, even though his numbers didn't really show it.

Fastball got plenty of swings and misses, but never could put away many of the hitters. If he had an off speed pitch like a change up, I think he could really take off... and if he does have a change up (Lynchburg doesn't have a stadium gun), there's not enough difference in the speed to throw the hitters off it.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #126: June 04, 2013, 09:47:05 PM »
Carson Cistulli at FanGraphs has uploaded a partly-facetious video of Robbie Ray pitching.

http://www.fangraphs.com/not/otgraphs-video-scouting-robbie-ray-lhp-washington/

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #127: June 05, 2013, 10:01:25 PM »
Great start tonight for Ray propels Potomac to their 8th straight win.

6.2 IP 4 H 0 R 1 BB 7 K

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #128: June 05, 2013, 10:13:11 PM »
If we don't get our pitchers healthy up top then Ray will be up here in Septmember.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #129: June 05, 2013, 10:41:18 PM »
just promote him already

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #130: June 05, 2013, 11:38:06 PM »
If we don't get our pitchers healthy up top then Ray will be up here in June.

fixed that for you.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #131: June 05, 2013, 11:51:48 PM »
I'd imagine Ray will get 7-8 more starts and if he keeps it up, may see AA in late August.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #132: June 06, 2013, 11:51:18 PM »
^^^^Cliff Lee maybe.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #133: June 06, 2013, 11:53:04 PM »
I love this kid. I'm expecting big things from him this year and beyond.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #134: June 07, 2013, 02:16:47 PM »
He's not Cliff Lee. Very inefficient and he doesn't have any one put away pitch.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #135: June 10, 2013, 09:33:19 PM »
LHP Robbie Ray: The 10th-best prospect in the Nationals' farm system, Ray's fastball is up to 96 mph and he is leading the Carolina League in strikeouts while pitching for Potomac. According to Harris, Ray has power to his curveball and is developing a changeup.

"He has really done well. He has a little swagger going, and that is important," Harris said. "Success breeds confidence and confidence breeds success."


 :shock: 96mph.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #136: June 10, 2013, 10:35:29 PM »
kids got his autograph on Saturday, seemed like a nice guy.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #137: June 10, 2013, 10:54:20 PM »
He throws that hard? really? That's an interesting development if true. He barely cracked 90 out of HS a few years ago.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #138: June 11, 2013, 10:16:36 AM »
A power lefty is freaking gold. He will make some nice money very soon.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #139: June 11, 2013, 11:16:00 AM »
Dagerrrrr - when you quote something, can you provide a link?

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #140: June 11, 2013, 01:00:51 PM »
He doesn't throw 96 tops our around 92. just go back through the thread and read the article about him sacrificing velocity for control... He's getting more strikeouts not blowing it by guys but keeping it in the strike zone.

As for my personal observations, he still needs a put away pitch against higher level right handed batters.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #142: June 11, 2013, 10:05:49 PM »
CG win for Ray tonight

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Offline kirubel94

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #143: June 11, 2013, 10:09:25 PM »
Wow. Taylor Jordan and him are on the rise.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #144: June 11, 2013, 10:18:24 PM »
Walks a lot of guys

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #145: June 12, 2013, 01:49:03 AM »
Walks a lot of guys
Yeah. That's my biggest concern with him. Get those walks under control young man.


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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #147: July 04, 2013, 03:22:46 PM »
Promoted to AA.

http://nationalsprospects.com/2013/07/robbie-ray-promoted-to-harrisburg/
Good for him.  Well-deserved.  Hopefully he keeps up the good work in Harrisburg :clap:

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #148: July 05, 2013, 07:19:01 PM »
5 IP 7 H 1 R 2 BB 8 K in AA debut

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Robbie Ray, LHP
« Reply #149: July 05, 2013, 09:56:55 PM »
Well, looks like he's where he should be