Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/25/13
You may remember a couple of weeks ago, I made a big stink about Keith Law calling Josh Satin a terrible ballplayer. In that article I wrote: What a blowhard Law has become… Never mind the fact that despite his high opinion of himself with regard to ranking prospects, he couldn’t carry John Sickels’ jockstrap. Calling Satin a terrible ballplayer, when he’s produced a career .389 on-base in the minors and is performing at that level in the majors, is a low blow by Law. Well as luck would have it, John Sickels profiles Josh Satin in his Prospect of the Day feature this morning and he concludes the following: Although his offensive production in the minors was undeniable, many scouts and coaches didn’t like his approach at the plate: he had a noisy setup with a lot of movement. Despite advice to do so, Satin didn’t want to change this, and it can be hard to convince a guy who constantly rips minor league pitching that he needs to make adjustments. However, after his early major league ...
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