Jump to content

Visit Rotoworld.comRotoworld Forums  
Rotoworld: MLB | NFL | NBA | NHL | NASCAR | CFB
Sports Talk Blogs: PFT | HBT | PBT | CFT | PHT
  Visit NBCSports.com

- - - - -

C.J. Cron 2014 Outlook1B with lot of potential


  • Please log in to reply
605 replies to this topic

#1 front 2 back

front 2 back

    Allstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 601 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:23 PM



Quote


Angels purchased the contract of 1B C.J. Cron from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cron was hitting .319/.369/.602 with 12 doubles, six home runs, and 26 RBI in 28 games this season for Salt Lake. He is batting fifth and serving as the Angels' designated hitter Saturday in his major league debut. The 24-year-old could push his way into a semi-regular role and is worth grabbing in deeper mixed fantasy leagues.



Finally called up, hopefully he can get enough bats

#2 WakaJawaka

WakaJawaka

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 220 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:29 PM

First found draft pick, but he sort of stunk it up over a full season in AA. Went gangbusters when he hit the PCL, not surprisingly.

#3 Blood Brother

Blood Brother

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,952 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:36 PM

Posted Image

Edited by Blood Brother, 03 May 2014 - 04:38 PM.

16 team H2H Dynasty league 6x6(R, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG / W, S, K's, Hld, ERA, WHIP)

Hitters:
C - Jonathan Lucroy (MIL - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B, 3B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF - Carlos Gonzalez (COL - LF)
CF - Corey Dickerson (Col - LF, CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - David Wright (NYM - 3B)
BN - Oswaldo Arcia (Min - LF, RF), Jean Segura (Mil - SS), Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B), Lucas Duda (NYM - 1B, LF)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, James Shields, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Ivan Nova(DL)
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle, Joe Smith, Shae Simmons
Farm System:  Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP), Marco Gonzales(StL - SP), Daniel Norris(TOR - SP), Ronald Guzman(TEX - 1B/OF), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Blake Snell(TB - SP), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Adalberto Mejia(SF - SP)

#4 Under500Forever

Under500Forever

    Veteran

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 420 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:56 PM

Is this guy worth picking up? Could he see some ABs?
16 team dynasty 5x5 - took it over 3 years ago - completely rebuilding
C - Vazquez
1st -  Votto
2nd - La Stella
3rd - Dominguez
SS - Suarez
OF - Morse
OF - Cain
OF - Ozuna
U - Matt Adams
U - Michael Taylor
BENCH - Jake Lamb, Yosmil Pinto, Tommy Medica, Mike Olt

SP - Wily Peralta, Hahn,  Wood , DeGrom
RP - Petricka , Betances
Bench - Pomeranz, Pineda , Salazar

Minors - Buxton, Correa ,  Profar, Almora, Dahl,  Frazier, Tapia  , Taijuan, Zimmer, Crick

#5 overkill94

overkill94

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,475 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:58 PM

Set to get some at-bats at DH or what?

#6 Blood Brother

Blood Brother

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,952 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:02 PM

Can't help but think right now that he'd be getting the DH AB's vs LHP with Ibanez getting the AB's vs RHP. It's early May, so I don't think the Halos have pulled the plug on Ibanez just yet. With that said, I do think Cron supplants Ibanez eventually this season as the teams everyday DH(while getting starts at 1B when Pujols DH's...allowing him to maintain 1B eligibility in fantasy leagues)
16 team H2H Dynasty league 6x6(R, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG / W, S, K's, Hld, ERA, WHIP)

Hitters:
C - Jonathan Lucroy (MIL - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B, 3B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF - Carlos Gonzalez (COL - LF)
CF - Corey Dickerson (Col - LF, CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - David Wright (NYM - 3B)
BN - Oswaldo Arcia (Min - LF, RF), Jean Segura (Mil - SS), Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B), Lucas Duda (NYM - 1B, LF)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, James Shields, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Ivan Nova(DL)
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle, Joe Smith, Shae Simmons
Farm System:  Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP), Marco Gonzales(StL - SP), Daniel Norris(TOR - SP), Ronald Guzman(TEX - 1B/OF), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Blake Snell(TB - SP), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Adalberto Mejia(SF - SP)

#7 FouLLine

FouLLine

    Hall of Famer

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 9,724 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:21 PM

C.J. Cron has a whole lot of upside.  His shoulder is 100% this year and the power stroke is clearly there.  19 extra base hits in 28 games.  Well under a strikeout a game.  He could really take off this year.  But like mentioned above his playing time will likely be a bit sporadic to start.

#8 Picard56

Picard56

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,706 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:39 PM

Second coming of Trumbo?
C-Devin Mesoraco
1- Justin Morneau
2- Javier Baez
3- Josh Harrison
SS- Jhonny Peralta
OF- Brandon Moss
OF- Corey Dickerson
OF- Nelson Cruz
Ult.- Victor Martinez
Bench - Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Carlos Beltran, Jorge Soler,

Pitchers - Felix Hernandez, Dallas Keuchel, Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir
Relief pitchers - Garrett Richards, Aroldis Chapman
Bench-  Tyson Ross, Alex Wood, Francisco Liriano

#9 taobball

taobball

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,869 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:43 PM

View PostPicard56, on 03 May 2014 - 05:39 PM, said:

Second coming of Trumbo?

I hope not, or else we're in for a horrid second half.
2014 Fantasy Baseball - Windy City Heaters
16 Team H2H Points (Batters GP Max and Pitchers GS Max)
C: Yan Gomes / 1B: Victor Martinez / 2B: Kolten Wong / 3B: Martin Prado / SS: Javier Baez
OF: Adam Jones / OF: Jay Bruce / OF: Christian Yelich / UT: Desmond Jennings, Ben: Arismendy Alcantara
SP: Chris Sale, Garrett Richards, Jeff Samardzija, Jake Arrieta, Tyson Ross, Homer Bailey, Danny Salazar, Rick Porcello
RP: Jonathan Broxton, Delin Betances, Ken Giles
DL: George Springer

2014 Fantasy Baseball - Golden Domers
20 Team H2H Cats
C: A.J Pierzynksi / 1B: Eric Hosmer / 2B: Brad Miller / 3B: Evan Longoria / SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Matt Holliday / OF: Jayson Werth / OF: Leonys Martin / UT: Avisail Garcia
SP: Adam Wainwright, Sonny Gray, Brandon Beachy, Corey Kluber, Drew Smyly, Yordano Ventura, Martin Perez
RP: Huston Street, Chad Quallis, Pedro Strop
Bench: Kolten Wong, Ike Davis, Corey Dickerson, Mike Olt

#10 Blood Brother

Blood Brother

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,952 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:49 PM

He's a better hitter than Trumbo is.
16 team H2H Dynasty league 6x6(R, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG / W, S, K's, Hld, ERA, WHIP)

Hitters:
C - Jonathan Lucroy (MIL - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B, 3B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF - Carlos Gonzalez (COL - LF)
CF - Corey Dickerson (Col - LF, CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - David Wright (NYM - 3B)
BN - Oswaldo Arcia (Min - LF, RF), Jean Segura (Mil - SS), Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B), Lucas Duda (NYM - 1B, LF)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, James Shields, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Ivan Nova(DL)
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle, Joe Smith, Shae Simmons
Farm System:  Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP), Marco Gonzales(StL - SP), Daniel Norris(TOR - SP), Ronald Guzman(TEX - 1B/OF), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Blake Snell(TB - SP), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Adalberto Mejia(SF - SP)

#11 taobball

taobball

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,869 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:54 PM

Also if anyone wondering about position eligibility outside of 1B, this guy is supposed to be a horrid defender. He's not moving to a corner OF.
2014 Fantasy Baseball - Windy City Heaters
16 Team H2H Points (Batters GP Max and Pitchers GS Max)
C: Yan Gomes / 1B: Victor Martinez / 2B: Kolten Wong / 3B: Martin Prado / SS: Javier Baez
OF: Adam Jones / OF: Jay Bruce / OF: Christian Yelich / UT: Desmond Jennings, Ben: Arismendy Alcantara
SP: Chris Sale, Garrett Richards, Jeff Samardzija, Jake Arrieta, Tyson Ross, Homer Bailey, Danny Salazar, Rick Porcello
RP: Jonathan Broxton, Delin Betances, Ken Giles
DL: George Springer

2014 Fantasy Baseball - Golden Domers
20 Team H2H Cats
C: A.J Pierzynksi / 1B: Eric Hosmer / 2B: Brad Miller / 3B: Evan Longoria / SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Matt Holliday / OF: Jayson Werth / OF: Leonys Martin / UT: Avisail Garcia
SP: Adam Wainwright, Sonny Gray, Brandon Beachy, Corey Kluber, Drew Smyly, Yordano Ventura, Martin Perez
RP: Huston Street, Chad Quallis, Pedro Strop
Bench: Kolten Wong, Ike Davis, Corey Dickerson, Mike Olt

#12 Dr. Whom

Dr. Whom

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 17,146 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Trolling in your emo thread

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:56 PM

How can a Minor league player who has never seen MLB pitching be a better hitter than a major league player...at least say his minor numbers are better or something.

that being said...if he goes bombsauce today then he should be owned in all leagues
Some of my favorite bands:

Animals as Leaders
Tomahawk
Cynic
Gojira
Sepultura (Max-era)

None of that emo garbage

#13 taobball

taobball

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,869 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:59 PM

View PostDr. Whom, on 03 May 2014 - 05:56 PM, said:

How can a Minor league player who has never seen MLB pitching be a better hitter than a major league player...at least say his minor numbers are better or something.

that being said...if he goes bombsauce today then he should be owned in all leagues

has a better hit tool then Trumbo I think could be a fair statement for a minor leaguer ( I don't personally know much about Cron) which is essentially the same thing.
2014 Fantasy Baseball - Windy City Heaters
16 Team H2H Points (Batters GP Max and Pitchers GS Max)
C: Yan Gomes / 1B: Victor Martinez / 2B: Kolten Wong / 3B: Martin Prado / SS: Javier Baez
OF: Adam Jones / OF: Jay Bruce / OF: Christian Yelich / UT: Desmond Jennings, Ben: Arismendy Alcantara
SP: Chris Sale, Garrett Richards, Jeff Samardzija, Jake Arrieta, Tyson Ross, Homer Bailey, Danny Salazar, Rick Porcello
RP: Jonathan Broxton, Delin Betances, Ken Giles
DL: George Springer

2014 Fantasy Baseball - Golden Domers
20 Team H2H Cats
C: A.J Pierzynksi / 1B: Eric Hosmer / 2B: Brad Miller / 3B: Evan Longoria / SS: Starlin Castro
OF: Matt Holliday / OF: Jayson Werth / OF: Leonys Martin / UT: Avisail Garcia
SP: Adam Wainwright, Sonny Gray, Brandon Beachy, Corey Kluber, Drew Smyly, Yordano Ventura, Martin Perez
RP: Huston Street, Chad Quallis, Pedro Strop
Bench: Kolten Wong, Ike Davis, Corey Dickerson, Mike Olt

#14 hailtoyourvictor

hailtoyourvictor

    Allstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 687 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:59 PM

Batting 5th in that lineup with power potential. I'll take the lottery ticket.

#15 rasto21585

rasto21585

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,119 posts

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:00 PM

Here's a little info on him. Looks like a solid add. I'll roll the dice on him.

http://www.faketeams...-make-the-grade
c evan gattis
1b miguel cabrera
2b neil walker
3b evan longoria
ss ian desmond
lf justin upton
cf austin jackson
rf oscar taveras
util casey mcgehee
bn kris bryant stephen vogt dominic brown carl crawford dl prince fielder  

sp garret richards
sp clayton kershaw
sp cliff lee
rp neftali feliz
rp jacob degrom
rp jordan walden
p brian wilson p neal cotts p tanner roark bn wily peralta Bn drew pomeranz bn ryan volgesong dl masahiro tanaka

#16 Blood Brother

Blood Brother

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,952 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:03 PM

View PostDr. Whom, on 03 May 2014 - 05:56 PM, said:

How can a Minor league player who has never seen MLB pitching be a better hitter than a major league player...at least say his minor numbers are better or something.

that being said...if he goes bombsauce today then he should be owned in all leagues

He shows a better hit tool than Trumbo did at the same stage in his career/development. Neither guy walks much, but Cron will have better contact rates.
16 team H2H Dynasty league 6x6(R, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG / W, S, K's, Hld, ERA, WHIP)

Hitters:
C - Jonathan Lucroy (MIL - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B, 3B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF - Carlos Gonzalez (COL - LF)
CF - Corey Dickerson (Col - LF, CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - David Wright (NYM - 3B)
BN - Oswaldo Arcia (Min - LF, RF), Jean Segura (Mil - SS), Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B), Lucas Duda (NYM - 1B, LF)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, James Shields, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Ivan Nova(DL)
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle, Joe Smith, Shae Simmons
Farm System:  Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP), Marco Gonzales(StL - SP), Daniel Norris(TOR - SP), Ronald Guzman(TEX - 1B/OF), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Blake Snell(TB - SP), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Adalberto Mejia(SF - SP)

#17 dmb3684

dmb3684

    Hall of Famer

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,805 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:21 PM

Saw a lot of threads about him in the AC forum. Honestly don't know anything about him. Does he have a chance to be relevant in redrafts?

#18 Dr. Whom

Dr. Whom

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 17,146 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Trolling in your emo thread

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:37 PM

Bring up the wolfs head

Cron! Cron! Cron!
Some of my favorite bands:

Animals as Leaders
Tomahawk
Cynic
Gojira
Sepultura (Max-era)

None of that emo garbage

#19 mannymachado

mannymachado

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,248 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:42 PM

CRON is Coming!!!!
10 team keeper league 6x6 h2h

c) Jonathan Lucroy
1b) Anthony Rizzo
2b) Jose Altuve
3b) Kyle Seager
ss) Troy Tulowitzki
of) Justin Upton
of) Mike Trout
of) Jacoby Ellsbury
util) Matt Holliday
util) Matt Adams

Bench: Justin Morneau 1B, Chase Utley 2B, Arismendy Alcantara 2B, Mookie Betts SS

Starting Pitchers: Felix Hernandez, Madison Bumgarner, Stephen Strasburg, Sonny Gray, , Matt Garza, Marcus Stroman, Jacob DeGrom, Roenis Elias, Ruby De La Rosa, Gerrit Cole (DL) , Jose Fernandez (DL), James Paxton (DL)
Relief Pitchers: Joe Nathan, Koji Uehara, Jake McGee

#20 Blood Brother

Blood Brother

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,952 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:CA

Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:48 PM

Jeff Fletcher@JeffFletcherOCR  1m
#Angels lineup change: Albert Pujols will DH and C.J. Cron will play 1B. No reason given yet.
16 team H2H Dynasty league 6x6(R, HR, RBI, SB, BB, AVG / W, S, K's, Hld, ERA, WHIP)

Hitters:
C - Jonathan Lucroy (MIL - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B, 3B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF - Carlos Gonzalez (COL - LF)
CF - Corey Dickerson (Col - LF, CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - David Wright (NYM - 3B)
BN - Oswaldo Arcia (Min - LF, RF), Jean Segura (Mil - SS), Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B), Lucas Duda (NYM - 1B, LF)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, James Shields, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Ivan Nova(DL)
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle, Joe Smith, Shae Simmons
Farm System:  Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP), Marco Gonzales(StL - SP), Daniel Norris(TOR - SP), Ronald Guzman(TEX - 1B/OF), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Blake Snell(TB - SP), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Adalberto Mejia(SF - SP)




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users