Re: Dusty on Juan Francisco
JF has star quality. He has prodigious power, makes good contact, reasonably good BA, seems to hit timely with high RBI totals, strikeouts down for a power man, dominated the Winter Leagues, also has a great throwing arm.
And at 21 he has completed High A Ball.
Look at the Reds top ten prospects lists. Most of the guys project as solid but unspectacular players.
JF projects as a big time player. If he can get his OBP into the .320 range he can be a big time player. That doesn't require too much improvement. He's very young, I'm confident he can make the improvement.
I've been on the JF bandwagon for two years. The guy is an underrated Reds' prospect.