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Old 11-06-2010, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by JermaineDye05 View Post
I wouldn't want Mitchell starting given his performance in the AFL. I'm mostly interested in seeing Escobar honestly, since this is really the first I can recall hearing about him.
He's always had an elite glove. He is a fantastic defender and a true SS. The bat has lagged behind until he showed some improvement at AA this year. Most scouts still aren't sold on him as a regular, but his floor is likely a utility IF. Kevin Goldstein is in love with him though. The AFL isn't the best place to judge improvement unfortunately, especially from a numbers perspective. I will remain cautiously optimistic for now.
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