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Thread: Official MiLB/Prospects Thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    I bet if the Blue Jays challenged him that if he wants to stay at third base he needs to get in better shape he would do it. Hes 18 he has a lot of time to turn his body type around if he wants to.
    Agreed. They've revamped the catering as well, so players should have access to more ideal nutrician.

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    Boys Vlad is always gonna be thick AF. There's no way around it. What they will do from a conditioning standpoint is make sure he's strong and moving efficiently to minimize injury risk. I'd rather have him taking hacks than worrying about his aestethics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L54 View Post
    Boys Vlad is always gonna be thick AF. There's no way around it. What they will do from a conditioning standpoint is make sure he's strong and moving efficiently to minimize injury risk. I'd rather have him taking hacks than worrying about his aestethics.
    Even if his body trended in the direction of Fielder (which seems unlikely to THAT degree), his bat is probably projecting similar atm and he would likely be better defensively. That's still 200+ home runs, close to a .300 average, and at least 20 something WAR before he hits free agency. As long as we didn't extend him, we'd come out way on top. Hopefully he keeps the weight under control and blows that out of the water

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Even if his body trended in the direction of Fielder (which seems unlikely to THAT degree), his bat is probably projecting similar atm and he would likely be better defensively. That's still 200+ home runs, close to a .300 average, and at least 20 something WAR before he hits free agency. As long as we didn't extend him, we'd come out way on top. Hopefully he keeps the weight under control and blows that out of the water
    I'm hoping for Miguel Cabrera, as extremely unlikely as that may be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    I'm hoping for Miguel Cabrera, as extremely unlikely as that may be.
    Same. Scouts don't throw around projections like Miggy Cabrera and Manny Ramirez lightly and he has an 80 hit tool. I think there's no need to slash his projections at this point. Fielder is probably his low floor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    lol
    It's an industry-wide projection..

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    I think we're getting a bit carried away throwing Prince Fielder floors on a 19-year old fat kid TBH.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by THANOS View Post
    Same. Scouts don't throw around projections like Miggy Cabrera and Manny Ramirez lightly and he has an 80 hit tool. I think there's no need to slash his projections at this point. Fielder is probably his low floor.
    Fielder was really good in his prime. That as his floor is extremely unrealistic.
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    You heard it here first folks! If Vlad isn't Pujols, we will all be really disappointed, shrug and have to be content with Prince Fielder. We'd be so hard done by

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    Quote Originally Posted by z3r0s View Post
    You heard it here first folks! If Vlad isn't Pujols, we will all be really disappointed, shrug and have to be content with Prince Fielder. We'd be so hard done by
    I for one will not be content to settle for 150+ wRC+ seasons with 50+ dingers.
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    I just want him to stay fit enough that he can play an acceptable 3B or corner OF

    Don't him moved to 1B if they can help it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Even if his body trended in the direction of Fielder (which seems unlikely to THAT degree), his bat is probably projecting similar atm and he would likely be better defensively. That's still 200+ home runs, close to a .300 average, and at least 20 something WAR before he hits free agency. As long as we didn't extend him, we'd come out way on top. Hopefully he keeps the weight under control and blows that out of the water
    Ug


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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    Ug

    You can find a better fat shaming pic than that mate:


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    Quote Originally Posted by G-Snarls View Post
    I just want him to stay fit enough that he can play an acceptable 3B or corner OF

    Don't him moved to 1B if they can help it
    I think that ship has pretty much sailed. I'm just hoping he can play an acceptable 1B until his mid-20s before being turned into a DH.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    I think that ship has pretty much sailed. I'm just hoping he can play an acceptable 1B until his mid-20s before being turned into a DH.
    Dammit man!!!!!!

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