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Alejandro De Aza 2013 Outlook


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#1 yort1919

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:50 AM

Just curious what everyone thinks De Aza will do this upcoming season. 17HR/63RBI/.278AVG/25SB am i close?
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#2 Oriole Way

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:12 AM

Just curious what everyone thinks De Aza will do this upcoming season. 17HR/63RBI/.278AVG/25SB am i close?


Close, but not in HR's at all. Why would you think he hits 17 when he has come nowhere close to showing any significant power in the majors or minors? Expecting him to basically double his HR's is unreasonable.

10 HR is about right, making him one of the most boring players in fantasy. Decent value overall but he's not a difference maker in any single category, unless he really improves with his ability to make contact or steal even more bases.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:37 AM

my bad i meant to put 7HR not 17..lol
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Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:55 AM

Last yr in 131 GP he did 9-81-50-26. Assuming 150 GP in 2013 I can see 10-90-55-30.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 05:19 PM

You can call him boring but I'll call him underrated. Hits leadoff, hits for decent average, will get 10 HRs and around 30 SBs, will score 80 to 95 runs and drive in 60. Because he is a late bloomer and was never a "hot prospect" people undervalue him. That's fine because smart owners will benefit and get him on the cheap.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 05:21 PM

Think of it this way. When all is said and done his numbers will be very close to Austin Jackson, who will go MANY rounds ahead of de Aza and cost MUCH more in an auction.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:09 PM

wow, no chatter on this guy...had a pretty decent season last year. does he warm up when the weather gets better in chicago?

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:15 PM

I really like de Aza, and he is actually off to a really nice start. I own him in every league, with a projected line of .280/13/61/29 SB/88 Runs, he does not hurt you any category and helps in avg., sbs and runs. His quick 3 HRs this season got me thinking that 16-18 HR's is not out of the question, especially in the park he plays in.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:44 PM

I'm down with those projections...his K/BB ratio (5/1) seems a bit off right now, a bit more selective should translate into a nice boost in numbers across the board.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 08:51 PM

another dinger tonight, I think he could hit 15 easy this season, he already has 4 in just 16 games so far.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 09:58 PM

His homeruns are an unexpected surprise! I wish he'd steal a bit more, though. He's definitely due.

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:33 PM

another dinger tonight, I think he could hit 15 easy this season, he already has 4 in just 16 games so far.

4 homers yea..., seems like those are his only hits this season.

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:36 PM

Any thoughts on this guy. Admittedly haven't paid much attention here, so the power thus far is a nice surprise, but it seems it may be coming at the expense of AVG and OBP. Fair statement?

Any comments from Sox fans on the guy?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 08:07 AM

He's a fringe OF at best. Doesnt excel in any area really. I dropped him for guys with more upside but he's a boring 4th/5th OF in 12 teamers.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 08:57 AM

Any thoughts on this guy. Admittedly haven't paid much attention here, so the power thus far is a nice surprise, but it seems it may be coming at the expense of AVG and OBP. Fair statement?

Any comments from Sox fans on the guy?


I'm not a Sox fan but I think you made a fair assessment. De Aza seems to K'ing at least once a game and his GB/FB has flipped so far this year. He should be pounding more balls into the ground and using his speed but it's worked so far. I think he will continue to be a very solid source for HR/SB.
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Posted 10 June 2013 - 07:44 PM

this guy has been real hot lately..lovin it.
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Posted 22 June 2013 - 04:58 AM

3 HR's in his last 6 games.

Dude's quietly on track for a 20/20 season.

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:55 AM

ADA appears to K every night but I can't complain about his production. Wish he'd steal more though.
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Posted 29 June 2013 - 12:34 AM

Nice night for him with a double header. 5(!) runs, 2 steals, 2 RBIs. That's as much production as I get in a month from freakin' Prado.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 07:03 PM

This guy has been playing well lately. Anybody like him for the 2nd half of the season

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