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Offline Elvir Ovcina

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #50: June 06, 2022, 01:12:14 PM »
This guy is a terrible athlete.  No way should we draft him

Good thing he plays baseball, then.  If you're drafting a bat at 5, he better be able to hit.  Everything else is secondary, especially on a team that will have so many needs.

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« Reply #51: June 06, 2022, 08:52:52 PM »
Good thing he plays baseball, then.  If you're drafting a bat at 5, he better be able to hit.  Everything else is secondary, especially on a team that will have so many needs.

Hitting is the one thing he kills it at.  His arm will end up as average. 

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« Reply #52: June 06, 2022, 09:20:41 PM »
Hitting is the one thing he kills it at.  His arm will end up as average.

If a guy is a surefire middle of the order bat, I don't care much about his arm or even how many he has.   But if you're going to be Kyle Schwarber in the top 5, you need to hit like him.

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« Reply #53: June 06, 2022, 10:12:08 PM »
If a guy is a surefire middle of the order bat, I don't care much about his arm or even how many he has.   But if you're going to be Kyle Schwarber in the top 5, you need to hit like him.
Yea, I mean several names come to mind of non athletic big bats:  Big Papi, Thome. Kruk, Luzinski, Adam Dunn, Ryan Howard, Tony Perez. 

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #54: June 06, 2022, 10:53:16 PM »
Hitting is athletic, and one of the hardest things to do in sports.

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #55: June 06, 2022, 11:10:33 PM »
Just because its hard doesnt mean it requires athletcism. Yordan Alvarez isnt athletic but he's a top 10 hitter in baseball.


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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #56: June 07, 2022, 09:30:02 AM »
Hitting is athletic, and one of the hardest things to do in sports.
harder than algorithms?

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« Reply #57: June 07, 2022, 10:30:00 AM »
Yea, I mean several names come to mind of non athletic big bats:  Big Papi, Thome. Kruk, Luzinski, Adam Dunn, Ryan Howard, Tony Perez.


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« Reply #58: June 07, 2022, 10:48:03 AM »

Tell me you're from SEPA without telling me you're from SEPA.  :hysterical:
Hey it’s what I remember.

Willie Stargell.


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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #59: June 07, 2022, 10:54:37 AM »
Hey it’s what I remember.

Willie Stargell.


Jason Juicin' Giambi...

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« Reply #60: June 07, 2022, 10:56:56 AM »
Hey it’s what I remember.

Willie Stargell.


I mean no harm by it. And I still see Kruk and Luzinski jerseys around here.

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« Reply #61: June 07, 2022, 11:17:05 AM »

I mean no harm by it. And I still see Kruk and Luzinski jerseys around here.
I know. No problem. It’s definitely what I grew up watching. 

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #62: June 09, 2022, 04:51:41 PM »
Nice overview of where we stand in mock drafts - http://www.nationalsarmrace.com/?p=17206

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #63: June 16, 2022, 11:11:45 AM »
I'd love to get Ivan Melendez from Texas in the organization. Wonder if he'll still be there for the Nats second pick. I kinda doubt it...

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« Reply #64: June 17, 2022, 07:40:43 AM »
Here is the latest ranking from Fangraphs.  Kid from JMU is up to #4.

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #65: June 17, 2022, 07:51:04 AM »
Uh, DeLauter broke his foot in April. Dont think he's gonna go top 10 anymore

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #66: June 21, 2022, 04:33:39 PM »
Keith Law’s latest

1. Druw Jones
2. Holliday
3. Elijah Green
4. Cam Collier
Nats: Parada
6. Johnson

Really not wild passing on Johnson in this scenario.

Don’t see the Orioles going with Jones instead of their usual pool strategy.

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #67: June 21, 2022, 11:27:01 PM »
Johnson seems like he’ll move fast for a high schooler

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« Reply #68: Yesterday at 08:44:12 PM »
Johnson seems like he’ll move fast for a high schooler

Yeah, everyone is saying he'll be fast moving.

Termarr and Cam Collier were the stars at the combine. Callis is going to have Termarr 1-1 to the Orioles in the next mock.

I've been really high on him, it drove me nuts that the mocks had us taking Parada over him.



Oh, that swing.

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #69: Yesterday at 08:57:25 PM »
Plate discipline of Boggs, plate coverage of Vladi Daddy? 

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« Reply #70: Yesterday at 09:06:32 PM »
Yeah haha, they've always been high on him but the hype train now is getting pretty crazy.

For the same crew, they thought Marcelo Mayer was the top player in the 2021 draft. They were also very high on Khalil Watson and Brady House.

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #71: Yesterday at 10:16:27 PM »
Mayer has underwhelmed so far

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #72: Yesterday at 10:33:50 PM »
I’ve read the opposite I think. Khalil Watson had a rough year though

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #73: Yesterday at 10:35:21 PM »
But I posted mainly to point out that their presumptive top 5s do slide. It’s not like the NFL draft

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Re: 2022 first year player draft
« Reply #74: Yesterday at 10:39:58 PM »
Rocker has 25 K's in 15 innings. I say we do it.