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Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby J35J » Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:09 am

Ryan Theriot - Got the PT and showed his great eye with solid speed

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Aaron Hill - A surge of power in a solid lineup, can he keep it up?

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Dustin Pedroia - Bursted on the scene. Great eye and baseball IQ....what happens from here?
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby Ender » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:04 am

Pedroia - Best team, no injury or playtime concerns.

Hill - I don't think the power spike is completely for real, I think 13ish HR's is a more realistic number for him.

Theriot - He has a chance to play his way out of a job if he gets off to a slow start.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby acsguitar » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:56 am

Pedroia cause he plays in pinball land
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby sublime8414 » Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:53 pm

pedrioa, especially if your league counts obp

Hill---not a huge fan, but theriot is a mirage.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby RunReyesRun » Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:50 pm

Definitely like Pedroia out of those 3.

I'm very interested in seeing what Hill does this year, he had a pretty random break out year last year, will be cool to see him repeat that.

At this point, I'd rank Theriot the lowest as he hasn't shown/proven much on the field thus far in his career
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby horatio » Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:13 pm

I'll take Hill over Pedroia and won't consider Theriot at all.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:18 pm

im going to go against the crowd here and say i prefer theriot. hill nor pedroia have any power or sb potential that can make a difference, but theriot could probably swipe 30+ while maintaining a high average.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby J35J » Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:59 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:im going to go against the crowd here and say i prefer theriot. hill nor pedroia have any power or sb potential that can make a difference, but theriot could probably swipe 30+ while maintaining a high average.


Bingo. You've read my mind.

None of the 3 above will likely be starters in any 12 team mixed leagues(at least not on my teams) so who would you want as a backup? Hill and Pedroia with limited upside or Theriot who can potentially be a .300+ hitter with 30+ SBs? This question will likely be easier to answer when spring training rolls around we can see how Theriot does and if he plans on getting his 500+ ABs.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby mweir145 » Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:10 pm

I think Hill's power surge was definitely for real, it had been a long time coming. The problem was it came at the expense of what used to be a good OBP. If he can get those two things together, the Jays will have a very good offensive and defensive 2B on their hands for a long time.
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Re: Which up and coming Secondbasemen?

Postby J35J » Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:58 pm

mweir145 wrote:I think Hill's power surge was definitely for real, it had been a long time coming. The problem was it came at the expense of what used to be a good OBP. If he can get those two things together, the Jays will have a very good offensive and defensive 2B on their hands for a long time.


I won't disagree....just another thing to watch during spring training.
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