Found February 02, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
Brett Lawrie gained some fans during his 15 minutes (or 43 games) of fame last season. Over a full season (let’s say 150 games) his 2011 totals would have looked something like this: 91 runs, .293 BA, 31 homers, 87 RBI, 24 SB. Because I know you’re wondering, that line would have ranked 20th overall last season. Yes, those numbers are correct. Of course, it’s way too soon to be drafting Lawrie in the second round of your fantasy draft, but stardom is in this kid’s future. Best case scenario: Ian Kinsler (TEX) Similar players: Andrew McCutchen (PIT), Carlos Gonzalez (COL), Chris Young (ARI) with a better BA Worst case scenario: Ryan Roberts (ARI) Strengths Minor league resume, HR/SB combo. Lawrie has been promoted rather quickly throughout the minors, but he’s performed at every stop. He hit 18 homers in just 69 games at triple-A last season and stole 30 bases at double-A in 2010. He’s done it before, and his HR/SB combo could be lethal. Weaknesses Experience, possibly Ks. With ju...
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