J.P. Arencibia: 2010 Sleeper or Waiver-Wire Fodder?

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Eric Stashin in MLB
Comments Off
As we get ready to roll out our early dynasty rankings for 2010, I thought now would be a good time to take a look at J.P. Arencibia, one of the Blue Jays' top prospects and a potentially big-hitting catcher.á ItÆs been about a year since we looked at him (click here to view), coming off a year in which he hit .298 with 27 home runs and 105 RBI between Single-A and Double-A. LetÆs take a look at how he followed up on it at Triple-A in 2009: 466 AB
.236 AVG (110 Hits)
21 HR
75 RBI
67 R
0 SB
.284 OBP
.444 SLG
.269 BABIP HeÆs a free swinger, and the concerns I had regarding his strikeout rate certainly were exposed at Triple-A, whiffing 24.5 percent of the time (114 strikeouts). Granted, even with that type of rate, he should be able to maintain a higher av ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - MLB
Article written by Eric Stashin

Comments are closed.