Re: Billy Hamilton continuing to excel at AA
By the way, while they're certainly not perfect, minor league equivalencies do a decent job of forecasting players to the next level. Hamilton's MLE's, based on Double-A, forecast a current MLB line of:
.270/.346/.358/.706 (9.4% walk rate)
That's to say that right now, as a rookie, Hamilton would project to have roughly a .706 OPS based on his current production in AA.
So my .750 threshold for 3-4 years down the road should not at all be too unrealistic.
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