Best Young OF 2018
2017-09-15 00:16:17 UTC
Which surprising rookie OF will have the most productive (FGPTS) sophomore season in 2018?
2017-09-16 02:42:22 UTC
I am curious to what has sold people on Hoskins already,
2017-09-18 12:21:20 UTC
For me it’s a few things:
Better current performance than Judge/Bellinger/Gallo, although this is by far the least important factor given the sample size disparity
Elite plate discipline, even with power regression Hoskins walks a ton and is just barely over 20% strikeouts in his first exposure to MLB, while Judge and Gallo have severe contact issues and Bellinger walks less/strikes out more than Hoskins. To be fair, all four guys are walking at a well above average pace
Projections prefer Hoskins to Judge/Bellinger/Gallo.