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Postby CeeLoGreen » Sat Jul 08, 2006 9:16 pm

reiser wrote:
CeeLoGreen wrote: He was a true under the radar type in the minors.


I don't think I'd go that far...Sickels had him as high as the #3 prospect in the Rangers system after his breakout 2004, which would have made him their top hitter.

Of course, you are probably right about the under the radar statement, in that he would have been #2 on the depth chart behind Soriano :)


That, coupled with the fact that he rose through the minors so quickly, no one really had an extensive book on him.

Iguchi and M. Giles were available, and I decided to stick with Kinsler. I like him hitting sixth in that lineup and should have some nice opportunites for RBIs. The other two hit at the top of the lineup.
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Postby BobbyRoberto » Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:12 pm

I know someone touched on it above, but Kinsler's home/road splits are skewed greatly toward home, and he has 93 ABs at home compared to 49 on the road, so his overall stats are up from where they would be if he had an even split.

That being said, he's sitting there among free agents in my league and I'm considering trading Jeff Kent for something and picking up Kinsler. I don't know if I will, but it's a thought.
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