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    Outfield Options

    Rank/project the following outfielders' 2010 OPS:

    Jay Bruce
    Drew Stubbs
    Chris Dickerson
    Jonny Gomes
    Wladimir Balentien


    Also, who will have the most major league ABs in 2010: Todd Frazier, Juan Francisco, or Chris Heisey?
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    Re: Outfield Options

    I'll go first:

    1. Bruce .840
    2. Balentien .795
    3. Gomes .770
    4. Stubbs .740
    5. Dickerson .730

    I think Heisey will get about 150 ABs and post an OPS of .710. Frazier and Francisco will both get <100 ABs at the major league level.
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    Re: Outfield Options

    Bruce
    Gomes
    Balentien
    Stubbs
    Dickerson


    Heisey gets the most at bats this season.

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    Re: Outfield Options

    OPS probably isn't the right way to do it since OBP is worth significantly more than SLG.

    In terms of OPS:
    Jay Bruce
    Jonny Gomes
    Wladimir Balentien
    Chris Dickerson
    Drew Stubbs

    In terms of something broader such as wOBA:
    Jay Bruce
    Chris Dickerson
    Jonny Gomes
    Wladimir Balentien
    Drew Stubbs

    In terms of WAR (factoring in defense):
    Jay Bruce
    Chris Dickerson
    Drew Stubbs
    Wladimir Balentien
    Jonny Gomes
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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    Re: Outfield Options

    Agreed, RMR. Across the board.
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    Re: Outfield Options

    Quote Originally Posted by Benihana View Post
    Rank/project the following outfielders' 2010 OPS:

    Jay Bruce
    Drew Stubbs
    Chris Dickerson
    Jonny Gomes
    Wladimir Balentien


    Also, who will have the most major league ABs in 2010: Todd Frazier, Juan Francisco, or Chris Heisey?
    Bruce .875 to .900
    Gomes .850 to .900
    Dickerson .750 to .775
    Balentien .725 to .750
    Stubbs .675 to .700

    I'd say Francisco gets the most major league ABs of the guys mentioned. The Reds need some one who can hit RH Pitching and Heisey has some splits and Frazier isn't on the 40 man yet.
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    Re: Outfield Options

    Bruce
    Gomes
    Dickerson
    Stubbs
    Balentiein

    Just a WAG but I think Stubbs and Dickerson are splitting time in CF by the second half of the season. I also think they'll have Francisco in LF with Frazier getting some ABs there against lefties. Heisey and Dorn get some ABs in case of injury. I have a feeling that Balentein will be dealt before camp breaks and the find a taker for Gomes by the trade dealine.

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    Oh, and I think Frazier gets the most AB of that group -- but he gets them at 3B.
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.


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