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Boesch Befuddles Scouts, Observers Alike
"He hits the ball hard, plays decent defense, but he's too wild at the plate. Way too wild," he said. "Brennan Boesch. This is the hardest report I've had to file in a while." It wasn't the first time that someone has been completely flummoxed by Boesch. He's the type of player that would make Billy Beane and the other leaders of the new statistical analysis frontier cringe. He might even make the old-school scouts do the same. Say what you will-- he strikes out too much, he doesn't draw walks, he swings at everything and his defense is average-- but he produces results, which is why it's so hard to get a good read on him. Boesch currently leads the Eastern League in home runs (23), triples (7), extra-base hits (51) and ranks in the top five in RBI (73) and runs (66). No one can argue that when Boesch gets his bat on the ball...
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