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Old 10-17-2013, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by mahagga73 View Post
I have heard scouts are saying he is at the floor level a Ryan Howard and ceiling Miguel Cabrera . If he turns out anything like Puig , Cespedes , etc. , and the Sox are set at 1B for many years this is a steal. Big props to Hahn if he seals the deał. Free agents this year are less than stellar by the way. Scouts saying This guy has amazing power.
Floor level of Ryan Howard is probably way too optimistic, but I agree with the jist of your post. There were no good options at 1B on the free agent market, there certainly were no good options in our farm system.

Jose Abreu is much better than the black hole penciled in for 1B before this signing.
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