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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:40 pm 
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He completely dominated his competition this season.

14 starts, 11-0, 0.70 ERA
116 innings, 61 hits, 24 walks, 162 Ks, 2 HR
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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:27 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:40 pm 
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Teach this kid an offspeed pitch that runs away from lefties and you have a loogy (since he can also locate a FB apparently).

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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:41 pm 
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That was my thinking. LOOGYs don't need to throw hard at all (Blevins doesn't get it much past 91, does he?).

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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:49 pm 
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"We selected six pitchers out of those 11 picks," Tanous said. "We feel all of them, even Torres, down at the bottom that we took in the eighth round, is a starter. It's never in baseball, or any sport, when a player is just totally dominating his competition. He might be a little too good for that competition. I think what you have to do is rely on what stuff is coming out. He throws 88-92. He's got a plus breaking ball. I think it's fair to say his stuff would play anywhere. Would his statistics be as high? Probably not. This is a guy across the board you feel really good about how he matches up against the other players in your system or the players that you're drafting."

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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:24 pm 
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No surprise, but....

"Torres is also the 21st player during the Coach Doug Jones' era to sign professionally and the first to ink with the Mets."

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 Post subject: Re: 2016 Mets Draft, Round 08, Pick 250 lhp Placido Torres
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