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Kevin Maitan - SS LAA

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16 hours ago, SpartyOn4 said:

 

Maitan is 17 and struggled in his first taste of rookie ball. His ETA is like 2021. By then Cozart's contract will be up and Kinsler will probably be retired.

Dang you really think it'll take him that long?

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3 hours ago, Dark Kn19ht said:

Dang you really think it'll take him that long?

As of right now, probably. He will have to make bigger strides to accelerate that ETA. 

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6 hours ago, Dark Kn19ht said:

Dang you really think it'll take him that long?

 

That would put him in line to debut at age 21 which is still a pretty fast track.

 

If he starts to live up to the hype, 2020 is very possible. But he's got a lot of minor leagues to get through.

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https://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/eric-longenhagen-prospects-chat-3-20/

 

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Giancarloooooo: Any recent news on how Maitan looks physically and performance wise?

 

Eric A Longenhagen: Saw him two days ago and he’s heavy. Gonna give him all of extended to work it out before we re-evaluate on paper, but right now it’s not good.

 

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12 hours ago, bigmarc27 said:

Who knew Maitan’s best tool would be a fork?

 

Yeah my first thought was wow if that chub doesn't get in control he's a shoe in to move to 3B.

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Yikes.. wtf happened to his swing? Do the angels teach that change in hand position?

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17 minutes ago, NYR Fan 116894 said:

 

We’re looking for a first baseman for our beer league softball team. I think he may be available soon.

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7 hours ago, osb_tensor said:

Yikes.. wtf happened to his swing? Do the angels teach that change in hand position?

 

Seriously.  That's awful. 

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I'm not really worried about the body but that swing is just awful. Dude's hands damn near touch his knee as he begins his load. Dude needs a ton of work on that swing

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.450 through 5 games.  Couldn't ask for a better start.  Looks nothing like those videos taken late spring too.

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Not the best quality video down in Orem but you can tell he's put work into the physique at least.

 

Hit his 2nd HR in 8 games...they seem to be moving him back & forth between SS & 3B almost on an every other game basis.

 

From box score browsing, he seems to be butchering it in the field; he has 11 errors in just 15 games & seems to be equally bad at both positions. I'm not going to get all concerned as it should be expected that he have quite a bit of rust after taking all the time off doing extended spring training workouts & whatnot.

 

I have to keep reminding myself that Javy Baez had awful error totals in lower level minors too & he's now one of the better middle infielder defenders out there.

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5 hours ago, Claffdada said:

Is he injured? Haven’t seen him in the boxscore at all last week.

 

Probably can’t fit in it

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