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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    I think the organization has completely written him off. I could be completely wrong, but that's the feeling I get.
    He had a concussion and he was definitely gonna be up if he didn't. Shatkins is not gonna give up on talent

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    I think the organization has completely written him off. I could be completely wrong, but that's the feeling I get.
    Hard to see a healthy Pompey as anything less than a 4th OF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krylian View Post
    I'll say it again. Pompey will never play another game for the Toronto blue Jays.
    Possible but he's out of options next year and plays for a team that has an asset hoarding front office. They kept fucking Goins on the roster rather than risk losing him. Pompey has a shot.

    Whether he ends up being any good is a different story.

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    I think he gets packaged out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimcanuck View Post
    Hard to see a healthy Pompey as anything less than a 4th OF.
    Did you scout him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Did you scout him?
    Yes.

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    I would've liked to have had Pompey up here all season over Carrera. I think given the opportunity to play everyday he could be a valuable contributor, not to mention we've lacked any real on base threat since Rajai.
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    Giving up on a 24 year old switch hitting outfielder who plays good defense and has premium speed would be absolutely criminal. At the very worst, Pompey is a 4th OF, which is still valuable. Also, he's gonna be cheap for the foreseeable future. You give guys like that every chance to succeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray View Post
    Giving up on a 24 year old switch hitting outfielder who plays good defense and has premium speed would be absolutely criminal. At the very worst, Pompey is a 4th OF, which is still valuable. Also, he's gonna be cheap for the foreseeable future. You give guys like that every chance to succeed.
    He plays decent outfield it is not a strongest point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray View Post
    Giving up on a 24 year old switch hitting outfielder who plays good defense and has premium speed would be absolutely criminal. At the very worst, Pompey is a 4th OF, which is still valuable. Also, he's gonna be cheap for the foreseeable future. You give guys like that every chance to succeed.
    I've seen enough videos of his misplays in centre to not label him a good defender, though it's clear he has the range to cover a lot of ground.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    I've seen enough videos of his misplays in centre to not label him a good defender, though it's clear he has the range to cover a lot of ground.
    That's what I have read. Potential to be a CFer is there but he needs to work on his reads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Governator View Post
    I've seen enough videos of his misplays in centre to not label him a good defender, though it's clear he has the range to cover a lot of ground.
    Not sure. He was labelled a good defender early in his pro career, but the last year or so have been some bonehead plays. It could be holdover concussion effects. Concussion effects can linger for a very long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimcanuck View Post
    Yes.
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    lol
    FFS man, I'm in Niagara Falls and attended a lot of Buffalo games this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy225 View Post
    He plays decent outfield it is not a strongest point.
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    I've seen enough videos of his misplays in centre to not label him a good defender, though it's clear he has the range to cover a lot of ground.
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    That's what I have read. Potential to be a CFer is there but he needs to work on his reads.
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    Not sure. He was labelled a good defender early in his pro career, but the last year or so have been some bonehead plays. It could be holdover concussion effects. Concussion effects can linger for a very long time.
    It was confidence, apparently he's worked it out. Who knows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimcanuck View Post
    FFS man, I'm in Niagara Falls and attended a lot of Buffalo games this year.
    You didn't see him then, lol. You're a pathological liar.

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