We all expected Soriano's avg to be around .260 or even less, because looking at last years away avg of .224, it showed that arlington was a big boost. He is hitting .254 in RFK, and .287 away this year. I think that away avg will come down, and thus his whole avg. During this drop hell go through a relatively big slump, and once his avg is around .260 hell start keeping that pace up he is now, but a little less. He should still get 30/30 tho.
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cordscords wrote:But outside of a power standpoint, he has been absoultely terrible in May.
How terrible?? He's putting up his usual stats. This is how he plays. Pure speed and power.
Heading into today he had a .229 BA and .239 OBP in the month of May.
Way below his career averages.
ya but he seems like a LOCK to hit 30HR, he is halfway there already with 8SB. Despite the crappy average in May, he has been having a big month, and that avg was part of a giant slump he had from the first 10 days of May, the last 10 days he is hitting close to 300 and doing well, he on pace for a big season and even if he starts to stink it up his HUGE first 2 months will have him end the season with good numbers.
cordscords wrote:I'll man up at the end of the year if he puts up the final #'s.
But outside of a power standpoint, he has been absoultely terrible in May.
But he did hit .300+ in April and thus his average still evens out into the .270s right now...right around his norms. His power has been terrific thus far this season, which was a concern even moreso than his average (RFK kills homers the most).
I defended Soriano in that thread, too. I still think he's the #1 2B at the thinnest position right now.
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