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Blurb from Kiley’s chat today:   1:26 What do you need to see from Luis Robert to give him a FV 60+? 1:27 Kile

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After 3 Abs in his first game this year he is 1-3 with 2 RBIs for Kannapolis. Since he is the DH he prolly won't get promoted til he has some games in the field under his belt. I am hoping for a fast ascension at least to AA this year cause the White Sox already have him slated for the Arizona Fall league this winter.

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On 6/7/2018 at 6:34 AM, Fenamo said:

So it begins:

 

 

Acquire him at all reasonable costs. He'll move quickly. I wouldn't be surprised with a Soto/Acuna blazing path. 

 

There were some rumbles in Spring Training that he could force his way onto the big league club this September before the injury. I certainly think he'll get a promotion next year. He's got an Acuna skillset and I expect he'll blaze through the minors in a similar fashion. 

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He played both games of todays doubleheader in centerfield which is the big news. He went 1-6 at the plate which puts his season average at 275. I expected he would play a game at DH or even sit a game out. I also think a promotion is coming soon now that he has shown he can play in the field everyday.

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19 hours ago, Hanghow said:

Thumb sounds like it's still bothering him; DL stint sounds more precautionary than serious.

 


Out 4-8 weeks (I'd venture closer to 8 than 4 given that they'll likely be cautious with him due to a recurrence of the injury):
 

 

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Apparently he ran full speed into a wall going after a flyball. One of those things that young players tend to stop doing after they figure out they're not immortal. 

 

Still, that's a lot of lost development time for him the last 2 years. Add in the injuries to Eloy, Hansen, Burger, Burdi, and Dunning and you've got the majority of the White Sox prized prospects battling injuries of some significance. Rick Hahn's got to be chewing his fingernails into dust. 

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On 6/21/2018 at 4:45 PM, GJDHouse said:

Robert is going to be a star.  Speed and power for days. Swing is solid. Will be in the bigs in 2019. 

 

Robert's tools are off the charts. He is getting ranked almost favorably, but still a bit underrated imo. Could be a 30-25 guy by his third season. So explosive. But controlled. "Woah!" video game tools and I think the hit tool is good enough. Could become Mike Cameron worst case scenario, but I think he'll be more Carlos Gomez stats-wise. With a bananas ceiling of .285-100-30-90-30

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4 hours ago, RotoBird said:

 

Robert's tools are off the charts. He is getting ranked almost favorably, but still a bit underrated imo. Could be a 30-25 guy by his third season. So explosive. But controlled. "Woah!" video game tools and I think the hit tool is good enough. Could become Mike Cameron worst case scenario, but I think he'll be more Carlos Gomez stats-wise. With a bananas ceiling of .285-100-30-90-30

 

For me the comp's always been Acuna with more speed/defense and a little less pop. 

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1 hour ago, GJDHouse said:

He speed is insane. Like Billy Hamilton fast around the bases. And doing it at 200 lbs. 

 

While hitting 450 foot bombs during BP. Hard to get super hyped on a guy who was played so little since being signed due to nagging injuries, but man the tools are drool-worthy. 

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18 hours ago, RotoBird said:

 

Robert's tools are off the charts. He is getting ranked almost favorably, but still a bit underrated imo. Could be a 30-25 guy by his third season. So explosive. But controlled. "Woah!" video game tools and I think the hit tool is good enough. Could become Mike Cameron worst case scenario, but I think he'll be more Carlos Gomez stats-wise. With a bananas ceiling of .285-100-30-90-30

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I just watched his rehab training and realized he is more raw than I thought. Great tools but needs to keep weight back on stance/swing, also more potential contact issues than I thought. That 30-25 mark is insanely ambitious and I jumped the gun there. Let's see a 15-20 season first and go from there. I don't think he is Lewis Brinson, but he also isn't Ronald Acuna.    

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8 minutes ago, Steve gar said:

Robert had a .324 avg with an .800 ops, wonder if they start him out in AA this year. 

Itd be interesting to see where he ends up in September if he does tear it up.

I'm cautiously optimistic. He put up better numbers in the AFL and the strikeouts were at a very reasonable level. The Cubans usually have a big window during which they don't get game action and I think that was apparent with robert last year, between the on-field performance and injury issues. I'm hopeful the late showing in the fall league is more indicative of what's coming this season.

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On 3/20/2018 at 7:47 AM, GJDHouse said:

Want to go ahead and state that Robert will be a top 5 prospect by the end of the year, and possibly top 3.  Little Guerrero, Tatis, and Bichette are the only three that can keep him from the top.

 

So I was a little off on this prediction .... hahaha.  Injury plagued year dropped him a bit in the rankings, but most composites still have him in the low 20's due to potential.  I still love this guys makeup, and expect him to be a huge riser in the rankings if his health can hold up (that seems to be a huge IF).  White Sox love him, and I think they are aggressive in promoting him this year (not to the majors, but wouldn't shock me to see him get an early call to AA if he dominates in Single A ball).  

First game of the year and he his 2 homers and steals a base.  That is the raw potential that many people saw him in that he didn't demonstrate last year until Winter League (when not many people were watching).  He is one to watch for sure.

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