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#21 yarnivek1972

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 12:20 PM

If Sano wasn’t “up to speed”, he shouldn’t have bern activated.

Days of coddling need to come to an end. He (as well as everyone else) needs to contribute or risk being replaced.
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Posted 18 May 2019 - 01:06 PM

 

Whew, for a second I was worried there wouldn't be any knee jerk reactions about Sano in this thread. 

 

 

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#23 Bickle19

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 01:14 PM

 

If Sano wasn’t “up to speed”, he shouldn’t have bern activated.

Days of coddling need to come to an end. He (as well as everyone else) needs to contribute or risk being replaced.

Who are they going to replace him with? He still has the most potential of any bat in our system at the major league level right now and he has shown it. Like bighat said earlier, we have the offense right now to be able to do this. Let him get comfortable and spend some time around Cruz and with the major league staff. 

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#24 Original Whizzinator

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 02:22 PM

Not worried about Sano. It’s not unreasonable to expect some re-acclimation the major league pitching. He’ll be fine. He just had two XBHs 24 hours prior, as well.
If management can find a way to unlock him and bring back 2015-2017 Sano (if it’s still in there), we’re talking about a pretty incredible/historic lineup.

1.5 extra base hits but yeah

#25 3balls2strikes

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 03:35 PM

Buxton seems to have finally turned the corner. No doubt the injuries delayed his emergence. You can see he has the enthusiasm, passion and mental capability. This may not be popular, but Sano just isn't what we hoped he would be. The potential is there, but he's lacking the fire, passion and mental focus to put it all together. This does not diminish him as a person in any way. I'm sure he's a wonderful human being. But for those hoping he will become a great or even good MLB baseball player, it just doesn't look very likely. Maybe one day I'll have to eat my words on Sano. I hope so. 

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 04:24 PM

Nice to see Kepler hit a lefty. If he can get his bat going against lefties, his overall numbers will look really good. OBP .333 and OPS of .846 against righties right now. But .244 and .533 v. lefties -- generally from the #6 spot in the order.




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