Jitterbug Jake is driving the Red Sox offense

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    Does Softy think Pedroia is a lousy player?  If you compare "Bellsbury" and Pedey their numbers are remarkably similar.  Ells' stats are up top  OPS numbers Ells .870, Pedey .869!
     
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    Softy your a disgrace to Red Sox fans.
    Posted by RedSoxFan2OO4



    and he's a racist and has been this boards black eye for years now

    everyone who has stuck around and seen the piles of manure he dumps on posters and Red Sox players knows this.

    Ellsbury is one of the 10 guys in the MVP race. Awesome season.

    His first 2 seasons were solid but not elite. You know, 150 game, .290/.345 8-9 Hr's and triples each year, 60 steals, 95 run performances at age 24-25.

    Softy DUMPED on him, pathetic, shameful and disgustingly. and 100% statistically and factually wrong.

    And fangraphs had the kid worth an average of 15 MILLION (!!!!) those 2 seasons. WOW. meanwhile he made 400k.

    then 2010 was a washed out hurt year

    and now he has reached his prime and what the intelligent here expected as a fangraphs 21-22 million dollar player and all-star. He's 27. A players prime is 27-32.
     
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    Jitterbug Jake with 2 jacks today to lead the Sox to victory. That's some slap hitter.
     
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    Softy would you like your Crow boiled or baked?
     
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    The thing is Softy will never admit he's wrong on this.  He has painted himself into a corner.
     
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    The thing is Softy will never admit he's wrong on this.  He has painted himself into a corner.
    Posted by Hfxsoxnut


    Softy is wrong as soon as his fingers hit the keyboard b/c he types in an arrogant confrontational manner with intent to demean and hurt others. It is truly remarkable to witness such a backwards awful person at work,

    he has been wrong countless times in many more baseball situations than just Ellsbury, and even with the black and white stats thrown in his face he NEVER has he admitted it

    so lets not even bother talking about 'painted into a corner' with a man so reviled and so often banned. He is the worst.
     
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    Jake=MLB's best leadoff hitter bar none at the moment.  I thought he might manage 20 jacks this season he should likely hit 25 if he keeps any semblance of his latest power display going for the remainder of the season.  Heck he has an outside shot at 30/30 but of course none of these numbers will EVER change the minds of arrogant fools!
     
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    Softy would you like your Crow boiled or baked?
    Posted by sindarin-erebor


    Aw, come on man - LOL :).  Now you've done it - now softie will come on here and bloviate about how hitting two homers today doesn't make up for the 0-8 16 inning game in Tampa Bay.  Although, on a good note, he'll literally break the unintentional comedy scale in defending his indefensible position as far as Ellsbury goes. 
     
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    The kid is unbelievable!
     
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    So is Softnut.
     
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    Maybe Jake should teach all our "punch and Judy" hitters the "reverse pivot" method.
     
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    Yeah Moon, that reverse pivot swing is killing Jake...Im waiting to see what softflaw posts next in his defense..If for anything, to get another good laugh..
     
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    In Response to Re: Jitterbug Jake is driving the Red Sox offense : Good lure Mr. Mojo, especially at night.
    Posted by bobbysu


    Yeah,I've caught a lot of bass with them.
     
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    Softy your a disgrace to Red Sox fans.
    Posted by RedSoxFan2OO4

    What makes you think Softy is actually a Red Sox fan? Think about it: He rips everyone on the team and only shows up when they lose.
     
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    In Response to Re: Jitterbug Jake is driving the Red Sox offense : What makes you think Softy is actually a Red Sox fan? Think about it: He rips everyone on the team and only shows up when they lose.
    Posted by LloydDobler


    I dunno Lloyd, I think only a professional psych could really address this.  Personally I think Softy is a fan of the team, just an especially neurotic type of fan who gets more of a buzz from his own judgments and predictions than he does from the team's success.   
     
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    I am pleasantly surprised by Ellsbury's power.  The kid looks really good.  We have been waiting for a leadoff hitter like this since Damon left.  Lock him up!
     
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    If Jacoby gets 700 PAs this year, these will be his pro-rated numbers as of now:

    .316/.375/.509/.884

    2B + 3B: 46
    HR:  24
    RBI: 87
    Runs: 112
    SB/CS: 46/16

    As a sidenote: softy predicted Jacoby to follow his "career norm", let's not forget his career numbers before 2011 were:
    .291/.344/.405/749
    with a 700 PA "norm" of:
    2B+ 3B: 39
    HR: 10
    RBI: 66
    Runs: 112
    SB/CS: 79/12

    So, comparing Jacoby's prorated 2011 season to his career norm:
    BA:     .316 />.291   +.025
    OBP:   .375 />.344   +.031
    Slg%: .509 />.405   +.104
    2B+ 3B:   46 />39     +7
    HRs:         24 />10     +14
    Extra base hits:     +21 (70 />49)
    RBIs: 87 />66            +21
    Runs: 112 />112        even
    SB:  79 /> 46             -23 (but, as softy said, SBs are over-rated)
    CS:  16 />12              4 more CS (see above)

    All we now hear about from the resident clown is OPS vs LHPs and SB%.

    He's brought his career OBP from .344 to .351 this year. Softy once said Jacoby could never have a career OPS above .340, then he said .350. Well, he's there now. I suppose it's time for a new goal post movement.
     
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    OPS vs. lhp and sb% are all softy has left.  So, Ells just needs to go on a 6 SB streak and we will be rid of that stat.  The lhp stat is what it is and i'll live with it within the context of his year to date.
     
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    If Jacoby gets 700 PAs this year, these will be his pro-rated numbers as of now: .316/.375/.509/.884 2B + 3B: 46 HR:  24 RBI: 87 Runs: 112 SB/CS: 46/16 As a sidenote: softy predicted Jacoby to follow his "career norm", let's not forget his career numbers before 2011 were: .291/.344/.405/749 with a 700 PA "norm" of: 2B+ 3B: 39 HR: 10 RBI: 66 Runs: 112 SB/CS: 79/12 So, comparing Jacoby's prorated 2011 season to his career norm: BA:     .316 />.291   +.025 OBP:   .375 />.344   +.031 Slg%: .509 />.405   +.104 2B+ 3B:   46 />39     +7 HRs:         24 />10     +14 Extra base hits:     +21 (70 />49) RBIs: 87 />66            +21 Runs: 112 />112        even SB:  79 /> 46             -23 (but, as softy said, SBs are over-rated) CS:  16 />12              4 more CS (see above) All we now hear about from the resident clown is OPS vs LHPs and SB%. He's brought his career OBP from .344 to .351 this year. Softy once said Jacoby could never have a career OPS above .340, then he said .350. Well, he's there now. I suppose it's time for a new goal post movement.
    Posted by moonslav59


    He was already humilated by the kid in 2009 when he said his OBP would never go above .340 and it was .355. That the 70 steals were worthless and the kid was a AAAA player destined to hit 8th in the NL.

    He loved saying 'jake' would not be our CFer of the next 2 years, let alone next decade. (I always said thru arb b/c of Boras)

    but Theo implied today he wants to sign him through 2016...which would be ONE year short of that decade after he burst on in 2007.... loving it. Boras makes that unlikely... but Softy said it was more talent than the dollars that would run this kid out of town

    What a loser
     
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    If Jacoby gets 700 PAs this year, these will be his pro-rated numbers as of now: .316/.375/.509/.884 2B + 3B: 46 HR:  24 RBI: 87 Runs: 112 SB/CS: 46/16 As a sidenote: softy predicted Jacoby to follow his "career norm", let's not forget his career numbers before 2011 were: .291/.344/.405/749 with a 700 PA "norm" of: 2B+ 3B: 39 HR: 10 RBI: 66 Runs: 112 SB/CS: 79/12 So, comparing Jacoby's prorated 2011 season to his career norm: BA:     .316 />.291   +.025 OBP:   .375 />.344   +.031 Slg%: .509 />.405   +.104 2B+ 3B:   46 />39     +7 HRs:         24 />10     +14 Extra base hits:     +21 (70 />49) RBIs: 87 />66            +21 Runs: 112 />112        even SB:  79 /> 46             -23 (but, as softy said, SBs are over-rated) CS:  16 />12              4 more CS (see above) All we now hear about from the resident clown is OPS vs LHPs and SB%. He's brought his career OBP from .344 to .351 this year. Softy once said Jacoby could never have a career OPS above .340, then he said .350. Well, he's there now. I suppose it's time for a new goal post movement.
    Posted by moonslav59



    Great data Moon.  Anyone who truly understands the game can see that Jake is clearly a rising star.  He is Fred Lynn with more speed and a poorer throwing arm!  I think Lynn was probably a better hitter with a bit more power overall (at least when he was a red sox playing in Fenway)but even 85% of Fred Lynn's offense is still excellent!
     
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    Almost all MLB improve as they reach "prime years" (usually, but not always 27-31). Players who go to college often start ML ball later than guys like Damon and Crawford. Many of us expected Jacoby to improve this year and possibly beyond: others expected "career norms" and further injuries.

    I have been highly critical of Jacoby's CF defense. He has even improved in that area since 2007-2008. Players OPS vs LHPs/RHPs often flucuate, and this seems to be a "down year" for Jacoby in that area; however, Jacoby vs LHPs this year (.729) is still way better than Drew and Crawford vs LHPs and DMac vs RHPs. He's really not far from his career OPS vs LHPs as well (.746). Basically, he's stayed about the same vs LHPs and took off vs RHPs this year (.948).
     
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