Pedroia Called Up - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2014 Fantasy Baseball Cafe
100% Deposit Bonus for Cafe Members!

Return to Minor League & College Baseball

Pedroia Called Up

Moderator: Baseball Moderators

Pedroia Called Up

Postby bigwords » Tue Aug 22, 2006 11:02 am

Wow, less than 12 hours after I picked him up for my team, the Red Sox call him up. Nice timing.

Now, the question is what he can do.

Roto Authority says:

"Dustin Pedroia definitely figures to be either the regular shortstop or second baseman for the Red Sox in 2007. He's hit well in Triple A this year, with a .305/.384/.426 line. All the scouting reports seem to say that while Pedroia is good enough to be a regular right now, he doesn't project to get much better.

Baseball Prospectus's PECOTA system actually sees more power than he's shown this year - something in the range of a .450-.460 SLG. He'd make an excellent top-of-the-order guy. Given his high contact rate, Pedroia profiles as a .300 hitter almost right away. He can probably scrape together 10 HRs for starters. The runs and the ribbies will depend on where he hits in the lineup, and he's no speedster.

If all goes according to plan, Pedroia would be similar to Mark Loretta circa 2003. BP's comparable list is intriguing, featuring players like Gary Sheffield, Marcus Giles, Adrian Beltre, Alan Trammell, and Ian Kinsler in the top ten."
bigwords
Major League Manager
Major League Manager


Posts: 1026
Joined: 7 Jun 2006
Home Cafe: Baseball

Postby hayseed » Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:03 am

nice, recently traded for him in my dynasty league ;-D
Image
hayseed
Minor League Mentor
Minor League Mentor

Mock(ing) Drafter
Posts: 845
Joined: 11 Feb 2003
Home Cafe: Baseball


Return to Minor League & College Baseball

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

Forums Articles & Tips Sleepers Rankings Leagues


Today's Games
Monday, Jul. 28
(All times are EST, weather icons show forecast for game time)

San Diego at Atlanta
(12:10 pm)
Milwaukee at Tampa Bay
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Philadelphia at NY Mets
(7:10 pm)
Washington at Miami
(7:10 pm)
indoors
Arizona at Cincinnati
(7:10 pm)
Toronto at Boston
(7:10 pm)
Colorado at Chi Cubs
(8:05 pm)
NY Yankees at Texas
(8:05 pm)
Oakland at Houston
(8:10 pm)
Pittsburgh at San Francisco
(10:15 pm)

  • Fantasy Baseball
  • Article Submissions
  • Privacy Statement
  • Site Survey 
  • Contact