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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #150: April 08, 2019, 10:43:31 PM »
So not ready to replace our .412/.500/.912 hitting third baseman yet?

Only if you want to blow up the team.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #151: April 08, 2019, 11:59:01 PM »
Kieboom back in the lineup tonight, went 4-5 with a triple.  BA up to .333, OPS up to .924.

Yeah PWC, still a small sample size.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #152: April 12, 2019, 12:15:07 AM »
Followed up his monster game the other night by going 3-4, HR, 3Rbis, and a walk.  Now batting .375 with a 1.153 OPS

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #153: April 12, 2019, 07:49:04 AM »
Followed up his monster game the other night by going 3-4, HR, 3Rbis, and a walk.  Now batting .375 with a 1.153 OPS

~200 more OPS points and he'll be able to catch his MLB big brother

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #154: April 13, 2019, 10:08:59 PM »
.407 / .500 / .704 in his first 7 games with Fresno

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #155: April 14, 2019, 12:55:13 AM »
This kid is going to be special. 

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #156: April 14, 2019, 01:04:07 PM »
I'll guess he's a 2d half call up if Dozier doesn't get going or if Trea is out longer than anticipated.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #157: April 18, 2019, 08:39:14 AM »
Now up to .422 / .536 / .711 through his first 12 games.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #158: April 18, 2019, 10:30:53 AM »
Now up to .422 / .536 / .711 through his first 12 games.

Very encouraging, although we should temper expectation a TINY bit since his early stats are based a little bit on a .600 BABIP :) But still, drawing walks and hitting for power - I'll take it!

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #159: April 18, 2019, 11:05:24 AM »
Very encouraging, although we should temper expectation a TINY bit since his early stats are based a little bit on a .600 BABIP :) But still, drawing walks and hitting for power - I'll take it!
Also temper it with the understanding that the entire team is raking, and it's likely they're facing some weak pitching.

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Re: Follow the Prospects: Carter Kieboom, 3B/SS
« Reply #160: April 18, 2019, 11:43:21 AM »
Also temper it with the understanding that the entire team is raking, and it's likely they're facing some weak pitching.

And it's the PCL. Plus half their games so far have been in Salt Lake and Vegas, which are launch pads even by PCL standards (unless the new park in Vegas is meaningfully different in that respect, which seems unlikely).

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sent back to Fresno. 

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OKay, Carter, time to work on some stuff

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Let's hope this misadventure didn't permanently stunt his development.

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IT was what, 10 games, at a time that a tryout was feasible.  If you want to talk damage, look at Trout's first call up.

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IT was what, 10 games, at a time that a tryout was feasible.  If you want to talk damage, look at Trout's first call up.

Trout hit almost a 100 points higher

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Looks like he will never be much of a shortstop so maybe 3B. His hitting is no worse than Vlad junior who has been anointed the greatest hitting prospect ever.

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well, we need him at 2B, not at SS. 

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well, we need him at 2B, not at SS.
Need him at 3B. Next year.

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Need him at 3B. Next year.

well, it's not like we have any prospects ready next year at either 3B or 2B.  Garcia is at least another year or two away.  Maybe we sign Scooter Gennett next year?

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Will Kieboom be permanently scarred by his callup or can he recover? That is the question.

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Will Kieboom be permanently scarred by his callup or can he recover? That is the question.

Permanently scarred.  Like Giolito

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3-16 since returning to Fresno, but has had a walk in every game since being back (he's actually had a walk in each of his last ten games).  OBP is .491, and he has 22 BBs in 23 total games at Fresno this year.

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Last week hit .611/.696/1.056 in Fresno

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Last week hit .611/.696/.1.056 in Fresno
Wow! I’d have to say that was a pretty good week.  :clap: :clap: :clap:

Like Natsinpwc, I have concerns with Kieboom playing in the middle of the infield. First thing he needs to do is have the trampoline removed from his glove then move over to 3b or even 1b. I love his bat but he lacks athleticism to play in the middle of the field “IMO”.