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11-08-2013, 10:25 PM
zarley zelepukin
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Originally Posted by Hiesenberg View Post
Meh...I was more afraid that it was Biddle or Franco when I went to click the link. Quinn while he had some prospect love, was a pretty poor hitter for most of the year. The biggest thing that this will affect is his development, he'll miss most of the year.
The most notable difference in Quinn's batting line between this year and last year was BABIP. His BB and K rates held pretty steady, so he really wasn't doing that much worse than he was the year before. This is a huge blow to Quinn, who is one of the few highly ranked prospects in the system with a significant upside. As you said, it affects his development time (not just as a hitter but as a fielder who was trying to learn to play SS) and even when he comes back, who knows if he'll have the same speed.

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