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    2017 BREAKOUT ALERT.. Kevin Pillar

    His new short and quick approach will do wonders. His HR total will be most likely be in the single digits, but his new approach will no doubt increase his numbers everywhere else. He sure looks a lot more comfortable at the plate in the few AB's he's had so far and it appears Jacoby may have found what he needed.

    He's hit well at every level of pro ball except at the MLB level. He has a natural born ability in getting the barrel to the ball but big league stuff (especially secondaries) are recognized too late. His new shorter approach will allow him to let the ball travel a bit longer before committing. Just the way he's taking pitches now would indicate he's seeing the ball a lot better.

    The talent is there, but his approach needed something to adjust to the superior MLB pitching. He seems like he may have found something, so look for his offensive numbers to be much better.

    .285 / .330 / .440

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    Yeah I agree - I listened to the game on the radio today and he looked really good and confedent.

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    Would be nice but I kinda doubt it.

    I'll bet you 50$ he's a sub 100 wRC+ guy? Min 300 PA's?

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    That Goins kid really looks lost at the plate this season with his 000/000/000 slash line. I wonder what day he gets DFA'd. I'm guessing last week of March.
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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 jays4life19 View Post
    Would be nice but I kinda doubt it.

    I'll bet you 50$ he's a sub 100 wRC+ guy? Min 300 PA's?
    So slimy
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    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Is he juicing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    Yeah I agree - I listened to the game on the radio today and he looked really good and confedent.
    Wasn't Sunday's game on TV fuck nuts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    So slimy
    Need to fund the BJMB DFS league for 2017!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    Would be nice but I kinda doubt it.

    I'll bet you 50$ he's a sub 100 wRC+ guy? Min 300 PA's?
    Make it 90 wRC+ and you're on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruber92 View Post
    Make it 90 wRC+ and you're on.
    That's literally his projected wRC+

    WOW YOU MUST LOVE KP

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    That Goins kid really looks lost at the plate this season with his 000/000/000 slash line. I wonder what day he gets DFA'd. I'm guessing last week of March.
    Yawn

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruber92 View Post
    Make it 90 wRC+ and you're on.
    a .770 OPS for Toronto is basically a 110 wRC+

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    That's literally his projected wRC+

    WOW YOU MUST LOVE KP
    "projected"

    and?..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    a .770 OPS for Toronto is basically a 110 wRC+
    and..?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruber92 View Post
    His new short and quick approach will do wonders. His HR total will be most likely be in the single digits, but his new approach will no doubt increase his numbers everywhere else. He sure looks a lot more comfortable at the plate in the few AB's he's had so far and it appears Jacoby may have found what he needed.

    He's hit well at every level of pro ball except at the MLB level. He has a natural born ability in getting the barrel to the ball but big league stuff (especially secondaries) are recognized too late. His new shorter approach will allow him to let the ball travel a bit longer before committing. Just the way he's taking pitches now would indicate he's seeing the ball a lot better.

    The talent is there, but his approach needed something to adjust to the superior MLB pitching. He seems like he may have found something, so look for his offensive numbers to be much better.

    .285 / .330 / .440
    Quote Originally Posted by jays4life19 View Post
    Would be nice but I kinda doubt it.

    I'll bet you 50$ he's a sub 100 wRC+ guy? Min 300 PA's?
    Quote Originally Posted by gruber92 View Post
    Make it 90 wRC+ and you're on.
    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    a .770 OPS for Toronto is basically a 110 wRC+
    Quote Originally Posted by gruber92 View Post
    and..?
    And you suck

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJH View Post
    And you suck
    Lol.. What a nerd.

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