Re: Who is Redszone's #5 prospect?
Originally Posted by Kc61
First off, nothing is guaranteed with a player at the Pioneer League level. Nothing.
Second, guys with power do tend to strike out more. It's easier to avoid strikeouts when you are a 2 homer player than a 17 homer player.
Again, I wouldn't rank Cozart this high either. And it's fun to hope great athletes become great ballplayers.
But let's give some credit for achievement at the high minors levels. We'll see how the Pioneer League people do when they get there.
Cozart OPS'd .726. What's the big accomplishment?
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."