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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby AquaMan2342 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:30 pm

Cheaper version of Votto someday?
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby Super Manny » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:41 pm

AquaMan2342 wrote:Cheaper version of Votto someday?


A big attraction to Votto is his baserunning and upside for steals in the teens, which I don't see from Morrison.

With a good average, plus OBP, and just moderate power numbers, a man boob-less Billy Butler might be a better player comp.
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby kab21 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:49 pm

Super Manny wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:Cheaper version of Votto someday?


A big attraction to Votto is his baserunning and upside for steals in the teens, which I don't see from Morrison.

With a good average, plus OBP, and just moderate power numbers, a man boob-less Billy Butler might be a better player comp.


I was actually going to say that he becomes the player that we all thought Billy Butler was going to be. But it really depends if he's able to hit mid 20's HR's. I think he has the power despite recent mediocreness.
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby AquaMan2342 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:21 pm

That's why he'd be cheaper.....
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby Super Manny » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:34 pm

AquaMan2342 wrote:That's why he'd be cheaper.....


:-?

So, I guess that Tim Hudson is a "cheaper" Roy Halladay, since he gets the wins, ERA, WHIP, but not the strikeouts...? ;-7
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby saemick » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:38 pm

Super Manny wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:That's why he'd be cheaper.....


:-?

So, I guess that Tim Hudson is a "cheaper" Roy Halladay, since he gets the wins, ERA, WHIP, but not the strikeouts...? ;-7


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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby AquaMan2342 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:39 pm

Super Manny wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:That's why he'd be cheaper.....


:-?

So, I guess that Tim Hudson is a "cheaper" Roy Halladay, since he gets the wins, ERA, WHIP, but not the strikeouts...? ;-7


I equate the ability to draw walks with average-ish minor league power as something that Votto seemed to do before he got called up. They're almost an identical body type with similar looking swings. They really look like they've come out of an almost identical mold.

And yeah, I kind of agree with your sarcastic Hudson comment actually...?
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby Super Manny » Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:09 pm

AquaMan2342 wrote:
Super Manny wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:That's why he'd be cheaper.....


:-?

So, I guess that Tim Hudson is a "cheaper" Roy Halladay, since he gets the wins, ERA, WHIP, but not the strikeouts...? ;-7


I equate the ability to draw walks with average-ish minor league power as something that Votto seemed to do before he got called up. They're almost an identical body type with similar looking swings. They really look like they've come out of an almost identical mold.

And yeah, I kind of agree with your sarcastic Hudson comment actually...?


It was only half sarcastic. It just seems to me that if you take away an entire facet of someone's game (ie - Votto's speed, Halladay's strikeouts), everyone in baseball is just a "cheaper" version of someone else. I like comparing oranges to oranges, not tangerines to oranges. :-)
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby AquaMan2342 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:21 pm

Super Manny wrote:
AquaMan2342 wrote:
Super Manny wrote:
:-?

So, I guess that Tim Hudson is a "cheaper" Roy Halladay, since he gets the wins, ERA, WHIP, but not the strikeouts...? ;-7


I equate the ability to draw walks with average-ish minor league power as something that Votto seemed to do before he got called up. They're almost an identical body type with similar looking swings. They really look like they've come out of an almost identical mold.

And yeah, I kind of agree with your sarcastic Hudson comment actually...?


It was only half sarcastic. It just seems to me that if you take away an entire facet of someone's game (ie - Votto's speed, Halladay's strikeouts), everyone in baseball is just a "cheaper" version of someone else. I like comparing oranges to oranges, not tangerines to oranges. :-)


But a tangerine is an orange lol.....OK I'm done
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Re: Logan Morrison bandwagon

Postby kab21 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:39 pm

Votto's SB's shouldn't really be part of the equation here. I doubt that he steals more than 10 again in his career. Votto's value comes almost entirely from being a .300+ hitter with 30+ HR's. As a Morrison supporter that is overly optimistic although there is a small chance.
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