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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby Rhydderch » Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:51 pm

Weird question, but as someone who doesn't watch White Sox games, why is he getting beamed so much?
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby kab21 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:11 pm

Rhydderch wrote:Weird question, but as someone who doesn't watch White Sox games, why is he getting beamed so much?


Because he sticks his body over the plate.
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby ataraxia » Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:27 am

Still hitting the long ball, I think 40 HRs for the season is a pretty good bet at this point.
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby tolleyjenkins » Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:49 pm

#34 today.

All hail TCQ!
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby RunReyesRun » Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:38 pm

What a great surprise to my fantasy team :-D

It seems like he's a legit option to keep this type of pace (maybe not 40HR every year, but 30+) in the years...decent K/BB ratio for a power hitter.

Thoughts on his chances to repeat in '09?


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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby facts » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:30 pm

In addition to his nice K/BB for a young player he has been very consistent. He has hit 7,7,5,9,6 (august) home runs in the months since starting the season. His lowest BA posted was .266 for a month, with .275 another month and no other months under .290. This consistency means there is little chance of this being a fluke. Further, his .285 BABIP and 21.3% HR/FB do not give great cause for alarm due to luck or unsustainable performance. This is why he's a great keeper prospect especially if he is undervalued coming into next season.
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby pepperoncino » Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:24 pm

he's pretty obviously for real, imo. i'm keeping him.
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby ataraxia » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:12 am

RunReyesRun wrote:What a great surprise to my fantasy team :-D

It seems like he's a legit option to keep this type of pace (maybe not 40HR every year, but 30+) in the years...decent K/BB ratio for a power hitter.

Thoughts on his chances to repeat in '09?


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I won't bet on him to hit 40 HRs again next season, but I think 30 HR is reasonable.

EDIT: And yes, I think I did just declare that I considered him a lock for 40 HR this season... :-L
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby willy-t » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:48 am

Definately for real. K/BB very promising for Quentin.
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Re: Carlos Quentin

Postby Yoda » Fri Sep 05, 2008 3:19 pm

Not good... looks like he is done for the season. I could have really used him in the playoffs... :,-(
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