Author Topic: Follow the Prospects: Robert Hassell III, OF  (Read 10212 times)

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https://www.mlb.com/news/updated-top-100-prospects-list-for-may-2023?t=mlb-pipeline-coverage

Slides down the top 100 list. 28 to 47

Maybe Hassell has slid down someone's Top 100 list, but tonight he went 2-for-4, with a double, a walk, and two runs scored. Now hitting .309 with an OPS of .827.

https://www.milb.com/gameday/senators-vs-fightin-phils/2023/05/23/725753#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=725753

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I’d rather see him than Dickerson.

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Maybe Hassell has slid down someone's Top 100 list, but tonight he went 2-for-4, with a double, a walk, and two runs scored. Now hitting .309 with an OPS of .827.

https://www.milb.com/gameday/senators-vs-fightin-phils/2023/05/23/725753#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=725753
.412 slugging. ISO barely over .100. Almost a 27% K rate.

Hassell is right where he needs to be.

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Not too worried about the ISO given the hamate injury but you really want to see him cut down on the strikeouts, especially at this level.

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Not too worried about the ISO given the hamate injury but you really want to see him cut down on the strikeouts, especially at this level.
Yea, the power  was never gonna be a big tool. His K rate has jumped ever since he left the Padres system. The team has plenty of good defenders for the outfield, so he should just stay in the minors and develop his hit tool

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Strike out and a single tonight against Griff McGarry (UVA) who is considered one of the better pitching prospects in the minors.

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Strike out and a single tonight against Griff McGarry (UVA) who is considered one of the better pitching prospects in the minors.

Last night?

Tonight, he went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. Now hitting .319 with .842 OPS

https://www.milb.com/gameday/senators-vs-fightin-phils/2023/05/24/725752#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=725752

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Last night?

Tonight, he went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. Now hitting .319 with .842 OPS

https://www.milb.com/gameday/senators-vs-fightin-phils/2023/05/24/725752#game_state=final,lock_state=final,game_tab=box,game=725752
Same game. Posted that as I was watching. He was one for two against McGarry. Stopped watching after that. 

I wanted to watch against McGarry who throws upper 90s and is the Phillies number three prospect. In the MLB top 100.  Hassell held his own. I don’t think the subsequent at bats were against McGarry as he was on a pitch limit per the announcers.

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First homer.

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nice night for him. 2 for 4 with a K, a RBI, and his 8th stolen base.

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Nice to see as he’s been struggling for a while now.

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3rd home run yesterday, seems to be hitting a lot better in the last week or so.

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We can hope for a strong second half to put him back one track. I want to track obp. I will give him a mulligan on power after a hamate.

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We can hope for a strong second half to put him back one track. I want to track obp. I will give him a mulligan on power after a hamate.
Yep. I wrote off most of this season after the hamate bone. If he still sucks in September, then maybe I get concerned

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4th homer today (off Voth)



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https://twitter.com/natsfarm/status/1684727022231146497?s=46&t=Q_qc3R_qyMHAAFvlywNqzQ

Looking like himself again
wasn't sure if you meant back to scuffling. Didn't expect to see a homer

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How can Davey take out the Gold Glover?

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How can Davey take out the Gold Glover?
Oops.  Wrong thread.

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wasn't sure if you meant back to scuffling. Didn't expect to see a homer

Back to the form that led many services to have him ranked as a top 50 prospect prior to the hamate injury. He was one of the best prep hitters in his draft class, he did nothing to hurt that perspective prior to his injury and he’s struggled to regain his footing in the aftermath of said injury. I expect a return to form honestly and I’m very happy to see him starting to catch fire.

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Nice compact swing

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Nice compact swing
Bobby Barrels.

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he looked like a LH Crews in that clip

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Guy is going to be really good.   That bat speed is unreal