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Juan Soto in 2019 - The truth about The Truth
« Topic Start: April 03, 2019, 12:40:41 AM »
9 strikeouts in 16 ab’s. Cause for concern.

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9 strikeouts in 16 ab’s. Cause for concern.
This was already highlighted by fangraphs

TL;DR - He cant hit breaking stuff and last season was likely an outlier.

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Nats need to offer him an extension like his buddy Acuna got, ASAP.

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Re: Juan Soto in 2019 - The truth about The Truth
« Reply #3: April 03, 2019, 11:21:10 PM »
3 for 4. HR 3 RBI

Concern erased.

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Re: Juan Soto in 2019 - The truth about The Truth
« Reply #4: April 03, 2019, 11:45:54 PM »
The botulism of besbol worries. 

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Re: Juan Soto in 2019 - The truth about The Truth
« Reply #5: April 04, 2019, 08:27:59 AM »
Nats need to offer him an extension like his buddy Acuna got, ASAP.
had they done this yesterday morning, it probably would have saved them $5MM.

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That ball is due to land sometime next week in New Jersey. :shock:

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Majestic shot.

Soto’s at bats are always fun to watch. Even when he strikes out, he usually makes the pitcher work. He knows the strike zone better than the umpires.

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Soto is listed as pretty much the smallest guy (other than Eaton) on the roster at 6'1 185.  http://m.nationals.mlb.com/roster/

There is no way that is close to true is it?  He looks at least 2-3 inches taller and 40 pounds heavier than Robles side by side. 


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Soto is listed as pretty much the smallest guy (other than Eaton) on the roster at 6'1 185.  http://m.nationals.mlb.com/roster/

There is no way that is close to true is it?  He looks at least 2-3 inches taller and 40 pounds heavier than Robles side by side.

It's pretty accurate, from standing near him.  The listing fudging there is more Robles' height, which should be more like 5'10 or 5'11.  I wouldn't be surprised if the weights are closer, though.  Robles is pretty jacked.

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It's pretty accurate, from standing near him.  The listing fudging there is more Robles' height, which should be more like 5'10 or 5'11.  I wouldn't be surprised if the weights are closer, though.  Robles is pretty jacked.
I don't know... he looks a lot closer to Harper dimensions than he does to Robles, and I think he's grown this year.

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It's pretty accurate, from standing near him.  The listing fudging there is more Robles' height, which should be more like 5'10 or 5'11.  I wouldn't be surprised if the weights are closer, though.  Robles is pretty jacked.

Funny. I've always thought Robles looked a little slight to me.

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Funny. I've always thought Robles looked a little slight to me.
Heard multiple people say up close Robles is built like a linebacker. The baseball uniform masks that somewhat.

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Heard multiple people say up close Robles is built like a linebacker. The baseball uniform masks that somewhat.
a linebacker? He's a 190 lbs.

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a linebacker? He's a 190 lbs.
I'm just telling ya what I've heard...maybe a college linebacker. Point being he's built like a brick house.

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I'm just telling ya what I've heard...maybe a college linebacker. Point being he's built like a brick house.
Division III.

Maybe he is more than 190 pounds?

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OMG that's great

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This was already highlighted by fangraphs

TL;DR - He cant hit breaking stuff and last season was likely an outlier.
Hypocrite.