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C.J. Cron 2014 Outlook


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#1 front 2 back

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:23 PM




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
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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.

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:36 PM

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

Hitters:
C - Buster Posey (SF - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF -  Corey Dickerson (Col l- LF, CF)
CF -  Adam Jones (Bal - CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - LF, RF)
BN - Dalton Pompey (Tor - LF, CF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Steven Matz, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Anibal Sanchez
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle(DL), Carson Smith
Farm System(MAX 10):  Sean Manaea(KC - SP), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Arismendy Alcantara(CHC - 2B/CF), Alex Gonzalez(Tex - SP), Jorge Mateo(NYY - SS), Spencer Adams(CHW - SP), Adrian Rondon(TB - SS), Monte Harrison(Mil - OF)


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Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:56 PM

Is this guy worth picking up? Could he see some ABs?
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Posted 03 May 2014 - 04:58 PM

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

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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 - Buster Posey (SF - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF -  Corey Dickerson (Col l- LF, CF)
CF -  Adam Jones (Bal - CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - LF, RF)
BN - Dalton Pompey (Tor - LF, CF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Steven Matz, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Anibal Sanchez
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle(DL), Carson Smith
Farm System(MAX 10):  Sean Manaea(KC - SP), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Arismendy Alcantara(CHC - 2B/CF), Alex Gonzalez(Tex - SP), Jorge Mateo(NYY - SS), Spencer Adams(CHW - SP), Adrian Rondon(TB - SS), Monte Harrison(Mil - OF)


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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.

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:39 PM

Second coming of Trumbo?

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:43 PM

Second coming of Trumbo?


I hope not, or else we're in for a horrid second half.
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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 - Buster Posey (SF - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF -  Corey Dickerson (Col l- LF, CF)
CF -  Adam Jones (Bal - CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - LF, RF)
BN - Dalton Pompey (Tor - LF, CF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Steven Matz, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Anibal Sanchez
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle(DL), Carson Smith
Farm System(MAX 10):  Sean Manaea(KC - SP), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Arismendy Alcantara(CHC - 2B/CF), Alex Gonzalez(Tex - SP), Jorge Mateo(NYY - SS), Spencer Adams(CHW - SP), Adrian Rondon(TB - SS), Monte Harrison(Mil - OF)


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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.
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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
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Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:59 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


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.
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QB: Jay Cutler
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WR (3): Demaryius Thomas, Pierre Garcon, Kendall Wright, Deandre Hopkins, Brandin Cooks, Andrew Hawkins, Cody Latimer
TE: Zack Ertz
DEF: Streaming
K: Mike Nugent

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 05:59 PM

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

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:03 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


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 - Buster Posey (SF - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF -  Corey Dickerson (Col l- LF, CF)
CF -  Adam Jones (Bal - CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - LF, RF)
BN - Dalton Pompey (Tor - LF, CF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Steven Matz, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Anibal Sanchez
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle(DL), Carson Smith
Farm System(MAX 10):  Sean Manaea(KC - SP), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Arismendy Alcantara(CHC - 2B/CF), Alex Gonzalez(Tex - SP), Jorge Mateo(NYY - SS), Spencer Adams(CHW - SP), Adrian Rondon(TB - SS), Monte Harrison(Mil - OF)


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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?

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Posted 03 May 2014 - 06:37 PM

Bring up the wolfs head

Cron! Cron! Cron!
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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
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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 - Buster Posey (SF - C, 1B)
1B - Edwin Encarnacion (Tor - 1B)
2B - Robinson Cano (Sea - 2B)
3B - Miguel Cabrera (Det - 1B, 3B)
SS - Starlin Castro (ChC - SS)
LF -  Corey Dickerson (Col l- LF, CF)
CF -  Adam Jones (Bal - CF)
RF - George Springer (Hou - CF, RF)
Util - Carlos Gonzalez (Col - LF, RF)
BN - Dalton Pompey (Tor - LF, CF), Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)
Pitchers:(5 SP/5 RP)
Starters: Clayton Kershaw, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Jose Quintana, Jordan Zimmermann, Carlos Martinez, Corey Kluber, Steven Matz, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Anibal Sanchez
Relievers: Craig Kimbrel, Greg Holland, Sean Doolittle(DL), Carson Smith
Farm System(MAX 10):  Sean Manaea(KC - SP), Dan Vogelbach(CHC - 1B), Jose Martinez(Ari - SP), Hunter Dozier(KC - SS/3B), Arismendy Alcantara(CHC - 2B/CF), Alex Gonzalez(Tex - SP), Jorge Mateo(NYY - SS), Spencer Adams(CHW - SP), Adrian Rondon(TB - SS), Monte Harrison(Mil - OF)





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