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Old 04-18-2017, 02:50 PM
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Default Breakout year for Avi Garcia?

I know most of us around here are still skeptical, but this si.com writer seems to think there's more to his hot start than just a good streak to start the year.

https://www.si.com/mlb/2017/04/18/av...cago-white-sox
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Old 04-18-2017, 03:18 PM
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I know most of us around here are still skeptical, but this si.com writer seems to think there's more to his hot start than just a good streak to start the year.

https://www.si.com/mlb/2017/04/18/av...cago-white-sox
I hope it's true...they'll actually get something for him when they trade him.

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Old 04-18-2017, 03:38 PM
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Nice article. Thanks for posting. I hope the author is right. Many of us have predicted -- every year -- that "this was going to be the year" that Garcia finally figures it out.
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Old 04-18-2017, 04:09 PM
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I know most of us around here are still skeptical, but this si.com writer seems to think there's more to his hot start than just a good streak to start the year.

https://www.si.com/mlb/2017/04/18/av...cago-white-sox
It's hard to get a read on Avi because his past history is pretty hard to get a read on. He didn't really have crazy success in the minors, but some of that could be attributed to the fact that the Tigers rushed him through at a ridiculous pace. That slash line that the author mentioned was from a very small sample size (216 at bats) but at the same time he was very young for the level. I would cool my jets and see how the league and Avi adjust before declaring any sort of breakout.
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Old 04-18-2017, 04:56 PM
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This would, of course, be really nice.
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Old 04-18-2017, 05:44 PM
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How many years of control after this one? Three more? I think I saw somewhere that he has just over three years of actual service time...

This would put him under Sox control through the '20 season, yes?
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:58 PM
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How many years of control after this one? Three more? I think I saw somewhere that he has just over three years of actual service time...

This would put him under Sox control through the '20 season, yes?

I believe its through the 2019 season and becomes a FA in 2020
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:31 PM
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I hope he makes it to the All-Star game this year.
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