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08-28-2013, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by xander View Post
2. He's a 19 year old in the sally, which is kind of the equivalent of JT Miller in the AHL last year (no, the comparison isn't perfect). No one sane and rational was *****ing because JT miller didn't put up. PPG in the AHL as a 19 year old. You have to take age into a account.
The SALLY is the second hardest minor league to hit home runs in, behind the Florida State League. 11 home runs from a 19 year-old second baseman is actually really impressive.

Herrera could sit in the 15-20 range of home runs as a second baseman in the Majors, which would be above average at that position, and that doesn't require him to develop pop...that is if his pop carries over against better pitching. Regardless of that, he's one of the youngest players in the league as it is so it's not like he's putting those numbers up as some 21 year-old on their third trip through A-ball.

His 7 home runs in the Gulf Coast League last year was 2nd in the league, 1 behind a guy two years older on the Yankees and 2 ahead of anyone else. That is a league where only 10 players hit more than 3 home runs and only 3 hit more than 4.

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