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Part of the McCutchen trade, he's off to an 8 game hit streak to start his MLB career, batting .423 with a 23.1% K rate (0 BB%).

1.181 OPS at AAA prior to getting called up.

Good chance he loses playing time soon with Marte, Polanco, and Melky Cabrera in the OF healthy. And CDick presumably waiting in the wings.

However I do think the kid is a good natural hitter and I've seen scouting reports that think eventually he settles in as an everyday player.

Interesting guy to monitor in deeper dynasty leagues.

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I really don't see any resemblance.  Reynolds has a dark complexion, brown hair, and brown eyes.  McNeill has blue eyes and is quite fair.  

Seems to have flown under the radar compared to all the other big breakout years by other players.  Which was good for us owners so we could pick him up when no one was noticing.  Right up there with

A great schedule for him through August lots of bad pitching (outside the Nationals), and gets CBP and Coors the last week of the month. Could be a hot bat that helps in fantasy playoffs.

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When he gets traded I’ll add him, should be an all star then. Pitt is a black hole for top prospects now.

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Dude has been amazing. He's got like a 150 wRC+ since last July in the minors to today. I don't know how fantasy relevant he is but he has 6 HR this year already and only had 5 last year. I'll be doing a write up on him soon and I'll post here if I find anything interesting 

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He's been playing nearly everyday but they were just playing in AL parks. I imagine he'll play nearly everyday while hot and they can rest Polanco, Marte. and Melk dud.

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1 hour ago, MrBrown said:

He's been playing nearly everyday but they were just playing in AL parks. I imagine he'll play nearly everyday while hot and they can rest Polanco, Marte. and Melk dud.

 

So safe to insert in weekly? I need an OF replacement and it is plain to see this guy is a 300 hitter no matter what level he is at

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On 5/20/2019 at 4:29 PM, swfcdan said:

I've added. No one else interested? Hitting behind Bell and Polanco now too and showing power and on base ability.

 

I think he is a sneaky pickup.  Hopefully worst case he will just be AVG help so I'm more then okay with that as a 4th OF or bench player.

 

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Picked him up on Wednesday, accidentally left him on bench yesterday and was pleasantly surprised by a pinch hit home run.

His MILB track record indicates he knows how to put the bat on the ball.  I'm starting to feel the same way about batting average in 2019 as I have about stolen bases for the last few decades: very ******** tough to find on the waiver wire.

If he can be productive with counting stats and keep batting fifth for a while, I'll take the multi-OF slot batting average for a while.  

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1 hour ago, B&F said:

When Dickerson is recalled there won't be any place for him to play every day.

When Dickerson is recalled Dickerson won't have any place to play.  Or shouldn't anyway unless the Pirates do the tired old "vet respect" crap.  Reynolds has seized the moment and Dickerson isn't exactly a top tier hitter to do any better.

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There doesn't seem to be alot of talk about this guy. Comparing his stats to cody bellinger the past 30 days and they are pretty close, compare them to mookie Betts and he has done better. Am I missing something this guy seems like a stud.

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1 minute ago, Kramjam24 said:

There doesn't seem to be alot of talk about this guy. Comparing his stats to cody bellinger the past 30 days and they are pretty close, compare them to mookie Betts and he has done better. Am I missing something this guy seems like a stud.

 

He's played very well lately.  It's just a matter of sustainability.  The avg and plate disciple look legit, but I just don't think the power will translate for any extended period. 

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8 minutes ago, Kramjam24 said:

There doesn't seem to be alot of talk about this guy. Comparing his stats to cody bellinger the past 30 days and they are pretty close, compare them to mookie Betts and he has done better. Am I missing something this guy seems like a stud.

 

Not a fair comparison at all. He is a good ball player, just not elite like the guys you mentioned. He will chip in 5-10 more homers probably and a few steals. The average could be sustainable though. I believe he could hit .300 or above the rest of the way.

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1 hour ago, Osu1456 said:

 

Not a fair comparison at all. He is a good ball player, just not elite like the guys you mentioned. He will chip in 5-10 more homers probably and a few steals. The average could be sustainable though. I believe he could hit .300 or above the rest of the way.

agree... I see him more of a Andrew Benitendi type player, but playing in Pittsburgh not Boston, and not as good plate discipline.

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22 game on-base streak has him up to .350/.407/.562 

 

Dickerson coming back today has me feeling like he's going to be seeing the bench more often than lately unfortunately 😩

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On 6/8/2019 at 10:14 AM, 6Kill said:

22 game on-base streak has him up to .350/.407/.562 

 

Dickerson coming back today has me feeling like he's going to be seeing the bench more often than lately unfortunately 😩

 

Dude, you were right.  Two totally undeserved benchings in a row since C-Dick returned.   This makes me sad.

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