Anyone on your favorite MLB team a possible breakout star in 2019?

DarinDarin Posts: 3,321 ✭✭✭✭

I believe Aldalberto (Raul) Mondesi of the Royals is going to have a big year.
Over 20 doubles, triples, and HR's along with let's say 40 stolen bases.

Of course he already had 2 triples the first game of the year so he has a good start on those. LOL.
The last two or three months of last year he really started looking like he belongs in the big leagues
after struggling for a while before then. He's only 23 years old and the future could be bright for him.

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  • grote15grote15 Posts: 27,042 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pete Alonso of the Mets. He's been raking since last season.

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  • MLBdaysMLBdays Posts: 601 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 29, 2019 11:16PM

    I'd go Victor Robles for the Nats..... he's got some wheels and power to boot ~a bit in the Acuna mold....6'-0" 195.
    Fernando Tatis Jr in Padres land looks like a keeper too.
    Lastly, in Chicago Yoan Moncada might have a break out year hopefully lifting his average and OBP...he's been focusing a great deal on hitting the off speed pitches that have roiled him thus far for the Chi-sox. He has a compadre Eloy Jimenez who is supposed to be the next Miguel Cabrera with plenty of power and a plus .300 average. Look out for Kyle Tucker for the Astros ~another high average/homer prospect who might find the field later this year.

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 5,193 ✭✭✭✭

    IF he stays healthy! Been waiting a while for this guy TONS of talent!!!

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  • BarndogBarndog Posts: 20,129 ✭✭✭✭✭
  • SDSportsFanSDSportsFan Posts: 4,443 ✭✭✭

    I'm hoping Fernando Tatis Jr is as good as everyone says he is.


  • DarinDarin Posts: 3,321 ✭✭✭✭

    JoeBanzai- What's the deal with the Twins coming back on the Royals two games in a row? Too bad we
    don't have our 2015 relief pitchers.LOL.
    Mondesi had a great two games, 5-10 with a double, triple, Inside the park hr, and stolen base.
    The kid is off to a great start. Buxton gets bruised up banging into the wall trying to catch a Mondesi
    blast off the wall and the next day Buxton steals a base and scores the winning run. DANG!

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  • craig44craig44 Posts: 3,286 ✭✭✭✭

    I think Devers could break out this year.

  • JRR300JRR300 Posts: 316 ✭✭✭

    Can Scott Kingery step up and earn regular playing time, either at 2B or 3B. Expected big things from him but really not shown much thus far.

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