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Offline imref

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Re: Follow the prospects: Jake Noll, IF
« Reply #25: July 17, 2021, 05:41:05 PM »
I see no reason to not bring up Noll in place of Jordy Mercer. Mercer has been exactly what we thought, but what is the point of having him out there down the stretch? Give Noll a real shot and see if he can stick, he has hit at every level. Let's see what we have.

Mercer is a better fielder

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Re: Follow the prospects: Jake Noll, IF
« Reply #26: July 17, 2021, 06:08:57 PM »
Mercer is a better fielder

Hitting > fielding

Seeing what you have in young guys > continuing to play journeyman vets

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Re: Follow the prospects: Jake Noll, IF
« Reply #27: July 17, 2021, 06:10:10 PM »
Why aren’t we calling up our triple A guys. Stevenson and Noll are knocking the cover off the ball. The Nat’s have become a team of misfits from other teams. If management doesn’t have any faith in them then offload the best of them and get help. The Nat’s are becoming a very frustrating franchise to follow. There are a couple of players that have been given suitable time to show what they have and it’s mediocre at best (Robles)

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Re: Follow the prospects: Jake Noll, IF
« Reply #28: July 17, 2021, 06:24:12 PM »
Why aren’t we calling up our triple A guys. Stevenson and Noll are knocking the cover off the ball. The Nat’s have become a team of misfits from other teams. If management doesn’t have any faith in them then offload the best of them and get help. The Nat’s are becoming a very frustrating franchise to follow. There are a couple of players that have been given suitable time to show what they have and it’s mediocre at best (Robles)

Call up Stevenson.

I don't know about Noll, but maybe. Mercer seems like a steady veteran guy. Noll has been hitting well at Rochester.

"Mediocre" is generous for Robles. He can field CF but can't hit. Perhaps the Nats can swap him with Stevenson and then he might learn some hitting in AAA. He his swing looks like a rubber-band that it tied into a knot, so he might not become Ted Williams but maybe he can forget the home run delusions and become something like Sam Rice.

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Re: Follow the prospects: Jake Noll, IF
« Reply #29: July 17, 2021, 08:25:54 PM »
Why aren’t we calling up our triple A guys. Stevenson and Noll are knocking the cover off the ball. The Nat’s have become a team of misfits from other teams. If management doesn’t have any faith in them then offload the best of them and get help. The Nat’s are becoming a very frustrating franchise to follow. There are a couple of players that have been given suitable time to show what they have and it’s mediocre at best (Robles)

It could be they are keeping them in the minors to give them value going into deals, especially with Strasburg reportedly having a “setback”