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  1. I think you mean Scott Podsednik to the Dodgers.

    Comment by Piccamo — July 29, 2010 @ 11:11 am

  2. Yes, of course. Edited.

    Comment by Bryan Smith — July 29, 2010 @ 11:14 am

  3. Giovanni Soto is actually skinnier than elite distance runners. A standard size for the top runners is 5’10”, 140 pounds. Soto is damn skinny!

    Comment by wow — July 29, 2010 @ 11:14 am

  4. My old roommate is 6’4 and weighs 140lbs.

    Comment by DavidCEisen — July 29, 2010 @ 12:47 pm

  5. Dodger’s AAA team plays in Albuquerque now not Vegas. Your point still stands though since it’s a hitter’s park.

    Comment by Chair — July 29, 2010 @ 1:36 pm

  6. Soto was 155 on draft day, but according to scouts and coaches has put on about 15-20 pounds in the year since he’s been drafted. 6’4, 170-175 is still ridiculously skinny, but he’s only 19 so he could definitely add some more weight and is tall enough to get a lot of leverage on a fastball or any kind of pitch with downward motion. He seems like a long shot now with his velocity sitting in the high 80’s, but his ground ball rate is around 60% and his body is very projectable.

    Comment by Adam — July 29, 2010 @ 3:23 pm

  7. May is already on the 40-man.

    Comment by Derek — July 29, 2010 @ 5:48 pm

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