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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #1: August 31, 2021, 05:42:24 PM »
Seems like Lastings Milledge 2.0 (minus the off-field issues)

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #2: August 31, 2021, 07:44:32 PM »
Seems like Lastings Milledge 2.0 (minus the off-field issues)
except no pass patterns when he's shagging flies.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #3: August 31, 2021, 08:43:00 PM »
He'll be back. They're showing off Thomas as trade bait.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #4: August 31, 2021, 09:22:49 PM »
Check his eyes.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #5: September 02, 2021, 09:55:12 AM »
First pitch to Robles at Rochester goes for a little league home run - triple and then gets home on the overthrow to third.

https://twitter.com/RocRedWings/status/1433208552416501760?s=20

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #6: September 03, 2021, 06:15:20 PM »
0-4, 2Ks in game 2.  Obviously it's the pressure of playing in Rochester.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #7: September 04, 2021, 09:22:19 AM »
0-5, 2ks. Batting .077 at Rochester in three games

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #8: September 04, 2021, 11:59:14 AM »
0-5, 2ks. Batting .077 at Rochester in three games

I followed that last night, wondering if Robles is suffering from deep depression or something close to a nervous breakdown. His expression this year seemed below sad, and his swings seemed almost robotic. Same with his base-running. I was at Citifield in April or May when he stormed past second, assuming he had a triple, and was thrown out. Robles seemed over cautious after that. Almost no stolen bases -- although he would need to have gotten on base to steal. His fielding seemed OK, but hitting and base-running collapsed as the season went on.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #9: September 05, 2021, 08:26:50 PM »
Robles got two hits today, out of Rochester's three.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #10: September 10, 2021, 12:19:37 PM »
2-7, 2B, HR, in two games of a double header yesterday. now hitting .214 at Rochester with 2 HRs and 3 SBs.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #11: September 12, 2021, 05:19:02 PM »
2-for-4 with a homerun and 2 RBIs today. Also a walk. I watched the walk, and Victor started by trying to bunt against a pitcher who could not throw strikes. Nearly got hit in the head when he leaned into a high inside fastball. Probably needs bunting practice before he tries that again. (Stevenson and Corbin are both pretty good. Let them teach Robles)

Incidentally, Tanner Rainey pitched an inning and must have struck out the side. Jefry Rodriguez started and struck out 8, gave up 6 hits in 5 innings.

https://www.milb.com/gameday/red-wings-vs-railriders/2021/09/12/646532#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=646532

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #12: September 12, 2021, 06:19:22 PM »
Bunting is the least of our worries with Robles. 

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #13: September 12, 2021, 11:07:32 PM »
Bunting is the least of our worries with Robles. 

If Robles gets himself hit in the face trying to bunt, it could be a bigger worry.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #15: September 15, 2021, 10:41:05 PM »
Robles went 3-for-5 tonight with a double, but the Red Wings lost 20 - 3. Now hitting .321 with .987 OPS for Rochester.

https://www.milb.com/gameday/bisons-vs-red-wings/2021/09/15/646676#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=646676

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #16: September 15, 2021, 11:43:10 PM »
Hopefully he figured something out.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #17: Yesterday at 11:20:45 AM »
saw this on twitter:
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Victor Robles has hit in 10 straight games while batting .400/.429/.775  (16-for-40) with six doubles, three homers, six RBI, seven runs scored, and four stolen bases since September 4. He's 9-for-16 in the last four games. #Nationals

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #18: Yesterday at 11:52:34 AM »
Hopefully he figured something out.


That is the hope. Either that, or AAA is miles easier than the bigs.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #19: Yesterday at 03:05:11 PM »
Let Robles finish the season at Rochester. Who can know, other than the Nats organization, if Robles has figured out how to hit, or if he has found confidence again, or if he needed to play where nobody pays much attention for his confidence to come back, or if AAA pitching is so much easier than MLB pitching? Or if it's a mix of all of that.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #20: Yesterday at 05:41:02 PM »
Let Robles finish the season at Rochester. Who can know, other than the Nats organization, if Robles has figured out how to hit, or if he has found confidence again, or if he needed to play where nobody pays much attention for his confidence to come back, or if AAA pitching is so much easier than MLB pitching? Or if it's a mix of all of that.
When does their season end?  No harm bringing him back for the last week.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #21: Yesterday at 06:40:15 PM »
When does their season end?  No harm bringing him back for the last week.

No room, really...can only have 28 players this September...let him chill...may do him some good...

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #22: Yesterday at 07:01:34 PM »
No room, really...can only have 28 players this September...let him chill...may do him some good...
Where is Tonya Harding when we need her?  I mean some of these relievers could easily be let go. Probably 3 or 4 of them.

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Re: Victor Robles Triumphant Return to AAA
« Reply #23: Yesterday at 10:59:36 PM »
AAA ends about the same as MLB, as best I remember. Let Thomas play. Why bring Robles back for a few games?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/09/16/victor-robles-lane-thomas-nationals-center-field-options/