Author Topic: I, For One, Welcome Our New CF Overlord (The Robles Thread)  (Read 11572 times)

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Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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I’m a Robles fan, and it’d be one thing if he were hitting the singles hard - but he makes some of the softest contact in the league. If he plays like this for the duration of the year I don’t see how we aren’t looking for another CF again.

https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/savant-player/victor-robles-645302?stats=statcast-r-hitting-mlb
yes, I picked up on that in reply a minute before you.  It's the quality of the contact that is disappointing.  OTOH, his K rate is way down and his BB rate is way up.  For most folks, that's progress.  Maybe he needs to stop trying for loft?  He's fast enough that groundballs are trouble for fielders, and maybe that turns his liners into true hard hit balls.