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#1 mgiebel93

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 02:44 PM

Wondering why Royce Lewis hasn't been promoted to Fort Meyers? I understand he came right out of high school, but seems like he's ready based off his numbers.

Also, what do you think his timeline is? 2019: A, AA? 2020: AAA, MLB?

 

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#2 Mike Sixel

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 02:48 PM

Certainly not2019, and almost certainly not 2020, if he's not in A+ this year. I also don't understand the plan here.....

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:58 PM

I don’t understand it as well. Lewis has certainly proven to have mastered A ball in Cedar Rapids, it would only seem right to promote him to Ft Myers now. Our line up is struggling to score runs and has glaring weaknesses so if Lewis is ready for the next step let’s be a little aggressive then.

#4 Don Walcott

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 06:04 PM

Promote him until he struggles. All athletes need to be playing at levels that challenge them. I worry that failing to promote the most talented players leads to complacency.

And the timeline should be “when he’s ready” without limitations.
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 10:06 PM

I'll never understand fans desires to push prospects through the organization.And I imagine Lewis is very young for his league; that he needs to be on pace to reach the majors as a 20 year old is an absurd standard. Look at what's happening with Buxton, who in retrospect was probably rushed.There's more to the game than what ends up in the boxscore.

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 06:11 AM

I'll never understand fans desires to push prospects through the organization.And I imagine Lewis is very young for his league; that he needs to be on pace to reach the majors as a 20 year old is an absurd standard. Look at what's happening with Buxton, who in retrospect was probably rushed.There's more to the game than what ends up in the boxscore.

The best of the best, Hall of Famers and the like, reach the majors around 20. If you push a prospect to the majors, maybe he'll stick. QED. :)

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#7 Mike Sixel

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 10:30 AM

I hate the use of the word "rush", since it implies people are moving that don't deserve to move.....

 

The league is getting younger and younger, just look at the debut dates for some of the elite players in this league.

 

No one is saying promote him to the majors, or AAA, or AA......but he's either ready to close to ready for high A.

 

I'll never understand people that don't want to challenge players with promotions. 

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I remain hopeful on Buxton and Sano.....but I'd not bet the franchise on them.


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Posted 13 July 2018 - 10:46 AM

I think Seth said it best yesterday. I don't understand why he hasn't moved up yet.

 

 

 

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:55 AM

Well, he's been promoted... 

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:57 AM

 

Promote him until he struggles. All athletes need to be playing at levels that challenge them. I worry that failing to promote the most talented players leads to complacency.

And the timeline should be “when he’s ready” without limitations.

 

I think the danger in this is that we are really only looking at the bat. There are plenty of things a guy could be working on even if his box scores say he's having success. I'm willing to trust the front office here. They've been aggressive with this guy. It's not like he's in rookie ball.  

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 07:15 AM

Looks like the FO reads TD.Congrats to Lewis on his promotion.

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 07:29 AM

Looks like the FO reads TD. 

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