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  1. thxfrthmmrs

    5/5 Games #CeaseDay

    Also note that Robert had 3 doubles and 3 RBIs, yet 0 runs scored. Just goes to show how bad the guys hitting behind him are right now.
  2. thxfrthmmrs

    5/5 Games #CeaseDay

    For those with the Juan Soto comp, Soto raked in his first stop last year and hit the ground running in his 2nd and 3rd stops as well. Looks like Robert could be on his way to that type of streak. Only question is how aggressive will the Sox be.
  3. Vince has a boner for big, strong men/women.
  4. thxfrthmmrs

    4/29 Games

    From practicality standpoint, what exactly does Robert has to gain by beating up inferior competition and putting video game numbers. It stunts his development more than it helps to be frank. If you’re so much bette than your peers at work at what you do, do you actually need to get better at it? Between Fall league, ST, the 20 game sample so far, and scouting videos it’s no question he’s significant better than A+ pitching. Elite MLB prospects has proven themselves in smaller sample size.
  5. thxfrthmmrs

    4/29 Games

    Did you missed the part he was dealing with multiple injuries. It not was reflective of his talent or development. Take a look at what he did against better competition in fall league and spring training after he has healed from injury he has proven capable of handling pitching above A+. His current supernatural performance backs that up.
  6. thxfrthmmrs

    4/29 Games

    That’s why he shouldn’t be promoted. Those 2 games are more important than the rest of the body of work.
  7. thxfrthmmrs

    4/29 Games

    Who cares if his wRC+ is twice as good as an all star level player, his K% is 4% above the magical 20% mark.
  8. thxfrthmmrs

    Game of Thrones

    So the leader of the dead and the second biggest villain in the show could be snuck up and killed in an improvised attack and the the only character he would kill was Theon? Not what I was expecting. Regardless whether dragon glass was the weapon that does the deed I had expected more battles with NK than the rushed ending to this part of the story. Maybe the living had to retreat from Winterfell after badly destroyed from the first battle and Thirion and Co have to devise a better strategy for a final battle with NK with what’s remaining. Again, the presentation and the setup in this episode was great, my biggest issue was not learning more about the back story and motivation of NK. It seems like the whole time he just wanted to kill people and “erase the three eyed raven from existence”, which is lacking in depth compared to rest of the story arc. At least a chat there with Bran would have been nice. This piece here basically called the ending to NK but also called what it would have felt had NK been defeated the way he did. https://www.thisisinsider.com/game-of-thrones-white-walkers-zombie-killed-2017-8
  9. thxfrthmmrs

    Game of Thrones

    Yea, that part also didn’t make sense. I thought Bran would have had a bigger purpose in the NK battle other than basically just baiting.
  10. thxfrthmmrs

    Game of Thrones

    It was almost too easy. One stab and poof, all gone. Way too anticlimatic with how dire their situations were just second before.
  11. thxfrthmmrs

    Game of Thrones

    Reading all the fan theory of the background of night king had me excited about this battle. Despite the phenomenal presentation the episode wasn’t satisfying for me. Now I kind of feel that NK wasn’t all that significant as a character despite a 10 year build up.
  12. thxfrthmmrs

    4/28 Games

    Vlady is someone who has naturally advanced swings so comparing anyone to him is fruitless exercise because you could spend your entire career playing and not be able to hit like him. But look at Acuna, he was k’ing at 31% at A ball before they promoted him to AA where his k rate improved to 23%. Tatis Jr spent 12 games at A- where he k’d 27% at before promoting to A+ and his k% is consistent at every stop. There are many other examples I’m not going to pull up. Prospect development isn’t linear, but holding the prospect at a level for as long as possible HOPING his k rate would improve is just an asinine approach.
  13. thxfrthmmrs

    4/28 Games

    There is no guarantee he will improve his K rate if he stays at A ball where he’s not getting challenged and continues to go by the same mechanics he’s been using. Just as there is no guarantee that his K rate wouldn’t go down at the next level where he learns from better coaching and better opponents. And at the end of the day, Robert might just be someone who strikes out 25% of the time but also hits the ball really hard. Being so fixating on one stat and thinking the only or the best way to help the player develop is to spend as much time at that level as possible is where you’re completely wrong.
  14. thxfrthmmrs

    4/28 Games

    Prospect development isn’t about giving everybody a full year at each level (every prospect as a different timeline). When a player who’s naturally talented proved he’s twice as good as others around him, you aren’t rushing him. Also promoting Robert has no direct impact to our scouting, drafting and developing of other players. But I’m sure other young prospects like Vladdy, Acuna, Tatis, Soto (the list goes on and on) were ruined because they didn’t spend a full season at each minor league level.
  15. thxfrthmmrs

    4/28 Games

    What’s the rush? The clock is ticking on Eloy, Moncada, and Anderson and the young pitchers. The sooner Robert, Cease, and Madrigal could learn from playing at the highest level the better. It is the same reason Padres promote Tatis at ripe age of 20. Do you really think Moncada would have made a drastic change to his approach if he didn’t fall flat on his face last year? Prospect development isn’t linear and prospects aren’t called up without flaws, get it through your head. (If I do come across as condescending it’s because I think your Robert K posts are becoming troll posts at this point.)
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