Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
Silva has five solid tools and as a raw 18-year old he hit .280/.372/.462 - .834 OPS in the pitching friendly GCL. Yeah, he strikes out a lot right now but he also walks at a solid rate. You gotta remember that he was only 18 years old this past season and was in his first professional season. There's plenty to like about Juan Silva, IMO.
Look, I hope you're right. I'd never heard he had five tools. I wonder why he was drafted so late if he had all these raw tools. I'll be cautiously optimistic now on Silva and will certainly be watching him very closely. However, right now I see many others I like much more than him. We'll just have to agree to disagree for now and see what happens.