Batting Practice Porn: Joey Gallo (Texas)

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Batting Practice Porn: Joey Gallo (Texas)

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Take a look at this guy:




80+ power. He has 31 home runs this year (21 at Hi-A and another 10 at AA Frisco)

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I thought you said Joey Callo

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Schlich wrote:I thought you said Joey Callo
Nice.

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I ask because I haven't followed nearly as closely this year, who has the best power (or power potential if it's a different answer) in the minors? Is it Gallo, Kris Bryant, or someone else?

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Baez has to be up there based purely on power...dude has insane bat speed

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From what I'm reading in BA it's Gallo with the most power. They actually said that he's above an 80.

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I've never seen Gallo. I've seen Baez a bunch, and Sano a bunch. Given no reason to doubt the BA crew, I can only imagine what Joey Gallo looks like live and it must inspire incredible tumescence between the legs (from a purely baseball standpoint.)

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Good thing Texas plays in an extreme pitcher's park to supress those fly balls.

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go birds wrote:Baez has to be up there based purely on power...dude has insane bat speed
He does, but take a look at how the bat coils at 2:26 on this video:




Legs are flying, hands are flying, bat is all coiled up .... more moving parts that what Jon Jay had.

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FWIW, Baez's hands have quieted a little bit since that video was shot. There's still a lot of moving parts, but when you have Gary Sheffield bat speed you can afford a bit more pre-pitch movement like he did too. Baez's problem with a bullet is approach/pitch recognition, I've not seen anyone think that his swing itself will be an issue.

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