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Kendry - Prospect or suspect?
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Kendry Morales
Posted: 24 April 2006 01:30 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Prospect?

Suspect?

Holla atcha boi.

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Posted: 24 April 2006 01:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]

The main point of concern that I have about Morales is that his ISO power is mostly from HRs, which suggests that he’s getting something of a boost from his environments. I’d be more inclined to be optimistic about him if he were hitting more doubles.

Posted: 24 April 2006 08:04 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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But isn’t one of the reasons that he’s not getting a lot of doubles the fact that he’s played in HR-friendly environs?  Arkansas inflates HR 46% (by Szym’s three-year weighted park factors) and 2B 21%; Rancho Cucamonga, where he didn’t play very long, inflates HR by only 6% (compared to the rest of the Cal League, so still very friendly) but is pretty neutral on 2B (a 98% park factor there).  Salt Lake has an 83% park factor for 2B, but is good for HR.

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