Found January 03, 2012 on
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Quentin is (snap into Rob Lowe’s character on Parks and Recreation) LITrully one of the hardest players to rank (snap back out). He has the potential to be a top 10 outfielder, especially when power is down across the league, but injuries limit him. Over his four seasons with the White Sox he has averaged 119.5 games per season and has never made it past 131. It’s not good that you can’t count on him for more than 75 percent of the season and it’s why, despite his massive potential, you see him ranked so low. Oh, and it doesn’t help that his new home is spacious Petco Park. How much does that hamper him? We answer that very question right here.
Best case scenario: Nick Swisher (NYY)
Similar players: Vernon Wells (LAA), Luke Scott (BAL), Edwin Encarnacion (TOR)
Worst case scenario: Jim Thome (PHI) or gets injured for most of the season
Power. On a per-game basis, Quentin is an elite power hitter as he averages a home run every 18.49 plate appearances. That’s better than no...
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The San Diego Padres have acquired outfielder Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White Sox in the trade Friday night.The Padres sent two prospects to the Whites Sox for the all-star fielder, who hit .254 BA with 24 home runs last season. Quentin also recorded a career-high 31 doubles and 77 RBIs, making his second All-Star team.Quentin gives some pop to San Diego’s struggling lineup...
The San Diego Padres appear to be open to the idea of offering newly acquired outfielder Carlos Quentin a contract extension.Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said the team had its payroll situation under control, and could afford to make a substantial offer to keep Quentin in San Diego for a while."Our payroll model is setting up well," Byrnes said. "We’re not...
First things first – the Padres won this deal and it’s not close. They acquired Carlos Quentin, a right-handed power hitter who can get on base at an above-average clip, and surrendered to unspectacular prospects to get him. Let’s assume Quentin hits .260/.340/.500 through the middle of July of next season, but San Diego is 12 games back in the division and is...
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After the San Diego Padres traded for Carlos Quentin of the Chicago White Sox this past weekend, they seem to be flush with outfielders. Are the Atlanta Braves a good match for one of their several corner outfielders?Maybe, maybe not. It's established that Cameron Maybin is going to be starting in center field for them in 2012, as he should. I think at this point in time, he...
Kenny Williams is making good on his promise to start rebuilding in Chicago. The White Sox general manager said that he would be trading away some of the veterans on the team and Carlos Quentin was one of the principle names mentioned. Sergio Santos was dealt during the Winter Meetings for the same purpose.
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According to a major league source, the Red Sox weren’t engaged in talks for outfielder Carlos Quentin, whom the White Sox traded to the Padres Saturday for pitching prospects Simon Castro...
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