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New Britain callups

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With New Britain likely headed toward the playoffs, we may not see some prospects early in September. Hermsen and Benson would be probables, but I am especially eager to see Hicks and Arcia. With his five hits on Wednesday, Hicks has moved to the top ten in league OPS, and most of the others on the list are 1B or DH. Most importantly, his left-handed productivity has caught up with his right-handed productivity this summer. Meanwhile, Arcia would be leading the league in both BA and OPS if he had qualifying plate appearances.

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  1. J-Dog Dungan's Avatar
    How close is Arcia to qualifying?
  2. Obie's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by J-Dog Dungan
    How close is Arcia to qualifying?
    Since he started at Fort Meyers and spent some time on DL, he only has 34 games at New Britain while the league leaders are over 85.
  3. Seth Stohs's Avatar
    That's a fun team to watch. It would be great for them to get to the playoffs as a team and win a round or two or a championship!
  4. clutterheart's Avatar
    That OF defense must be fantastic
    Few balls must drop in the gap and no one should run on Arcia's arm. This could be the 2014 OF for the MN twins
  5. Rosterman's Avatar
    Arcia could get a look. The Twins might bite on Hicks. But anyone else...no, not if they aren't 40-man roster qualified at tis point. No use starting the clock on anyone before you need to, just for an early looksee. Arcia needs to make the team in 4 years...so he's an advance looker.
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