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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    Perfect time to buy cheap (although not from me). Those sad, antiquated projection systems don't even consider his elite exit velo.
    I think Steamer does. Not 100% sure on that though.

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    3 of the shrewdest owners in this league have already inquired on him down low. I won't name names. I'll probably hold him just because I have so little invested in him and the payoff is substantial. He has very little trade value at the moment. I don't always talk guys up with the intention of trading them, sometimes I'm just a fan. He can marry a .200 ISO with elite BB% and ~40 SB. He's kinda like Chris Carter but trade some HR for SB and give him CF eligibility. I think his counting stats can look like peak Carlos Gomez.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyborg View Post
    I think Steamer does. Not 100% sure on that though.
    Let's change the topic and talk about Top 50 prospect Francisco Mejia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    Let's change the topic and talk about Top 50 prospect Francisco Mejia.
    Best C prospect in the game.

    But, how much are catching prospects even worth? Might be less bankable than arms.

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    I can't believe the lack of love Min is getting for his post. Has DD jumped the shark?


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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Best C prospect in the game.

    But, how much are catching prospects even worth? Might be less bankable than arms.
    Did you learn nothing from Gary Sanchez? C prospects that pan out are the Holy Grail. Most sites have Alfaro above Mejia, but I'm with you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Dinger View Post
    Did you learn nothing from Gary Sanchez? C prospects that pan out are the Holy Grail. Most sites have Alfaro above Mejia, but I'm with you.
    Yuck, how can anyone like Alfaro more? Seems objectively wrong

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    Quote Originally Posted by z3r0s View Post
    I can't believe the lack of love Min is getting for his post. Has DD jumped the shark?

    I'd never seen Poltergeist until the other week and when her name came up in the intro credits it was a bit of a trip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Yuck, how can anyone like Alfaro more? Seems objectively wrong
    He has an incredible arm and plus power. His approach is... questionable. However, he has been an above average hitter at every level. Scouts also routinely say that his raw power is better than he's shown in games. Actually his profile is a lot like Sanchez before he broke out.

    Alfaro AA line (167 games) - .273/.324/.449
    Sanchez AA line (191 games) - .265/.335/.424

    Catcher development is non-linear, as they say. You can't teach tools tho.

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    I was just going to make that comparison, also prospect fatigue with catcher prospects probably gets even more pronounced.

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    Gary will flop hard next year anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by z3r0s View Post
    I can't believe the lack of love Min is getting for his post. Has DD jumped the shark?

    I think it's more the fact that we don't want to admit that Spanky is most likely a murderer.
    #Free Speech

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Gary will flop hard next year anyway
    I just assumed he was going to carry a .358 ISO for his entire career.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Gary will flop hard next year anyway
    It honestly cracks me up how many people are saying his floor is 25 dingers, he could easily drop a sophomore turd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silvergun View Post
    It honestly cracks me up how many people are saying his floor is 25 dingers, he could easily drop a sophomore turd.
    Even so, catcher is a fantasy wasteland and as a dynasty asset, you'd probably want him over every catcher except Posey.

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    The projections do give me mega-wood, in fairness.

    TCA let's make a trade, you're probably bored of Bumgarner by now.

    Velocity loss, oooOoooOooOooh!

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