Re: Jacobs looks good
- From: "Ben Robbins" <bergers12_nospam_@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 12:46:22 -0400
"bklyntom" <harrykrishna@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Brian Cohen" <spam@xxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Bruce T. Berger wrote:
>>> The more I see him the less I want to see the front office go throw
>>> money at
>>> some 1B power hitter. I'd
>>> rather they made the bullpen the first priority (Wagner) and then looked
>>> fill holes where they have no credible prospects in the organization.
>>> (catcher for instance). I always feel nervous that the Mets might trade
>>> their prospects for a quick fix...hoping that's over.
>>> If Heilman is to eventually be a closer he'd benefit from being the
>>> man for a top quality veteran for a couple of years...The angels did it
>>> right with F. Rodriguez and Percival.
>> Jacobs is still not a sure thing. I'm no expert but I do detect an
>> uppercut in his swing; that sort of hole turns into a slump when rookies
>> become sophomores and stop seeing fastballs. That said, he's definitely
>> a bright prospect and I, too, have high hopes for him. Remains to be
>> seen whether he's a bona-fide choice at 1B.
> If you extrapolate Jacobs numbers over 500 AB's you get something to
> I'd put him on 1B and leave him there.
But 90AB in 27 games is still a far cry from 500AB in 145 games.
Unfortunately, there simply isn't enough data to make an accurate