Re: Baseball Prospectus Top 101 prospects - and a shocker
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Sure, but it still doesn't explain the combo of AA/AAA performance for Smoak, which was worse than Alonso's (.861 OPS for Alonso - .853 for Smoak) despite Smoak playing in two much more friendly run environments, or Smoak hitting lefties just as bad as Alonso did.
Run friendly? Maybe.
But it's also two levels ahead. Don't forget that.
I'd take a guy who OPSed .50 points lower in run friendly GAB than a guy who in the pitching friendly Southern League, especially if they were the same age.
Last edited by Benihana; 03-03-2010 at 04:58 PM.