FanPost

No JP Love?

So JP Arencibia gets called up and has a ho-hum debut for the Jays, going 4-5 with 2 HRs and 3 RBI, basically continuing the tear he has been on all season at AAA Las Vegas, and nobody has anything to say about it?  I've been high on the guy for a while now (in fact, just traded Jon Broxton for him and Eric Hosmer) and, while I didn't expect quite such a spectacular debut, I definitely wasn't completely shocked.  You have to think he's pretty much locked up the starting job in Toronto. Of course, it's the smallest sample size possible, but I think he can keep up a well above average pace. 

 

My question is, what do you see coming from him as pitchers start to figure out his weaknesses?  He certainly can improve his BB/K ratio (which he already drastically did from '09 to '10 at Las Vegas), but surely he's major league ready.  Do yuo see him as one of the top young catchers in the game going forward?  Or was this just an anomalous first game and he'll be an all-or-nothing power hitter with a weak average?

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Minor League Ball

You must be a member of Minor League Ball to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Minor League Ball. You should read them.

Join Minor League Ball

You must be a member of Minor League Ball to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Minor League Ball. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker