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Postby black_hawk8888 » Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:15 pm

For what its worth, he was 2 for 2 with a 2 run bomb and a stolen base today against the white sox :-B
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Postby ondeckb » Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:24 pm

Report from Wed. March 14: "Mark Teahen went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer off Rodrigo Lopez and a walk Wednesday against the Rockies.
So many AL hitters are going to miss Lopez's presence this year. Teahen is 10-for-26 with two homers and three steals in three attempts". There's a trend here.......
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Postby J35J » Thu Mar 15, 2007 12:46 pm

chipper wrote:
J35J wrote:
chipper wrote:.280 and 30 hr isn't out of the question for a full year, which gives him great value for a late pick.



If Teahen hits 30hr I will first crap my pants then I will be a very happy KC fan!!


but........Teahen ain't hitting 30hr anytime soon, IMO.



Well lets see, he hit 18 HR in less than 400 at-bats. I don't see 30 HR in 600 at-bats really much of a stretch.....esspecially with the improved lineup.



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I don't see him going from a slap hitting opposite field hitter who couldn't keep a .200 avg to becoming a full time .300 30 100 hitter in 1 years time.

I could be wrong and I absolutely wish that I am, but he isn't anymore than a .275-.280 16-18 80 guy until he proves otherwise for me. Just my opinion of course.
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Postby Yoda » Thu Mar 15, 2007 12:49 pm

J35J wrote:
chipper wrote:
J35J wrote:
chipper wrote:.280 and 30 hr isn't out of the question for a full year, which gives him great value for a late pick.



If Teahen hits 30hr I will first crap my pants then I will be a very happy KC fan!!


but........Teahen ain't hitting 30hr anytime soon, IMO.



Well lets see, he hit 18 HR in less than 400 at-bats. I don't see 30 HR in 600 at-bats really much of a stretch.....esspecially with the improved lineup.



:-°

I don't see him going from a slap hitting opposite field hitter who couldn't keep a .200 avg to becoming a full time .300 30 100 hitter in 1 years time.

I could be wrong and I absolutely wish that I am, but he isn't anymore than a .275-.280 16-18 80 guy until he proves otherwise for me. Just my opinion of course.


Yeah people tend to go overboard with small size samples. I really like Teahen but expecting 30 HRs from him is seriously reaching.
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Postby chipper » Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:11 pm

Better lineup, full year under his belt, and full year of AB's in '07

Low projection:
.270 24 HR 12 SB (not bad for a late pick)

High projection
.290 30 HR 18 SB (very nice)


2006 was 393 AB's, .290 18 HR 10 SB

And Yoda.....while I'm definately not trying to get into another arguement with you here, I feel as though 400 AB's is enough for a decent sample size.
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Postby Yoda » Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:16 pm

chipper wrote:Better lineup, full year under his belt, and full year of AB's in '07

Low projection:
.270 24 HR 12 SB (not bad for a late pick)

High projection
.290 30 HR 18 SB (very nice)


Sorry but those are lofty projections for a player who never had double digit HRs until 06. That is including his college career:

http://www.thebaseballcube.com/players/ ... ahen.shtml

I would expect 12 HR/SB but that's just me. Anything over that is gravy.
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Postby chipper » Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:20 pm

Yoda wrote:I would expect 12 HR/SB but that's just me. Anything over that is gravy.


I'm just thinking he's already hit 18 and in only 393 AB's.
Shouldn't he get upwards of 550-600 this year and with more protection behind him?


Sometimes I think that a team that finds itself "out of a game" a lot of the time, will be able to get some cheap, garbage time stats too.
What are your thoughts?
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Postby Yoda » Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:26 pm

chipper wrote:
Yoda wrote:I would expect 12 HR/SB but that's just me. Anything over that is gravy.


I'm just thinking he's already hit 18 and in only 393 AB's.
Shouldn't he get upwards of 550-600 this year and with more protection behind him?


Sometimes I think that a team that finds itself "out of a game" a lot of the time, will be able to get some cheap, garbage time stats too.
What are your thoughts?


I think that Teahen was really hot for a stretch last year but in order for us to believe that is the real Teahen and not the one who failed to hit double digit HRs in any other single season, he needs to do it again.
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Postby PlayingWithFire » Thu Mar 15, 2007 2:40 pm

You need to remember the Royals are the home base to a lot of amazing failures. Angel Berroa won the rookie of the year, and is now one of the worst starter in baseball(along with Bobby Crosby, funny, something with ROY AL SS). Zack Greinke has amaznig rookie season then had a 5+ERA the next year. Andy Sisco had a 3 something ERA his rule 5 year then completely sucked the second year. I hope Teahen can do better but I need more than 330ish abs to completely convince me.
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Postby SmartassBoiler » Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:37 pm

Given where he's going in drafts, he's definitely worth drafting to find out, IMO.
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