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    Soto heating up

    With Joey out another two weeks and Soto raking in his last 45 at bats is there a way to get him up to the big club?
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    Re: Soto heating up

    It's taken Soto this long to adjust to AAA pitching. What makes you think that he'd be able to adjust immediately to major league pitching to help the club out right now?
    Sabermetrics is this: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.

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    Re: Soto heating up

    Sometimes you can catch lightning in a bottle. I'm not saying it would happen, but it's not a foregone conclusion that Soto would immediately struggle in MLB.

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    Re: Soto heating up

    Neftali Soto's last 10 games: 14 - 37, .378, 4 doubles, 1 HR, OPS 1.007.
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