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Come on McBain
Sun Feb 4, 2018 16:06

We know you miss those old Nick Schmidt drafts.....

I don't know about Franchy's tools and their relative likelihood of coming true. I'd suspect 20% might be high actually. It's interesting because he isn't especially young for each level, results have been largely middling, but scouts the underlying numbers seem to continually be improving.

Last, as far as the owners/players. I'd normally say that the players seem to be more believable. BUT, if Hosmer and the union are complaining about 2 offers for the guy which are 7/140 or slightly better....I just don't see it. Darvish reportedly has a 5 year offer...

Here's guessing that everything next off season is magically fixed when the FA class is more enticing.


  • Re: A Point Against Signing HosmerMcBain, Sat Feb 3 16:46
    Franchy's loud tools make for good daydreams, but guys with his profile have a....what, 20% chance of becoming a productive player? Unlike many past Padre prospects, though, a sizable chunk of that... more
    • Come on McBain — Mark, Sun Feb 4 16:06
      • Re: Come on McBainMcBain, Sun Feb 4 16:34
        Schmidt and Dykstra in back to back years. *Shakes fist* Alderson! One of my favorite forum quotes was about Schmidt, from CDank / Wahoo. I can't remember it exactly but it was something like "This... more
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