Re: Henry Rodriguez Update (Espn.com)
Sure, the talent jump is huge. But I can't call that a breakout. One, it was based on a very high BABIP of .420 and two over 60 plate appearances. Basically his skillset looks exactly the same. That isn't a breakout. If he started hitting a ton of HR's then maybe we would talk breakout, but when its still just fast guy, lots of contact and high average.... its not a breakout.
So, a guy goes from not in your top 40 into the 20s...what's that called?
Sorry, I'm calling it a breakout, because my definition is that a guy starts playing a lot better than I thought he could play.
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