Thread: Nick Madrigal
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Old 06-28-2019, 01:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Mohoney View Post
I’ll pass. He still has a strikeout rate hovering around 23-24%, not really much of an improvement on his career minor league mark of 26%. If he faces major league pitching, I think the OBP will drop back down to the sub-.300 level we saw last year.
That's your right but the simple fact is the K rate is down and almost all those AB are now BB. If he can simply raise his OBP to .330 His OPS jumps over .800 and that's viable MLB hitter any way you slice it. He deserves a chance to see if he can do that based on the season he's had at Charlotte and the Sox would be flat out stupid not to give him that chance unless someone is willing to make an offer on him either alone or in a package that blows them away.

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