The Breakout Meter

Introducing the Keep or Kut Breakout Meter

Keep or Kut – Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) introduce the Keep or Kut Breakout Meter! They look at a handful of players who were being picked outside the top-200 in drafts but are inside the top-50 on the ESPN Player Rater, rating each on a 1-10 scale based on how much they believe in the breakout.

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4:46 – Pete deals Corey Seager and Jorge Soler for Wander Franco and Alek Manoah

9:57 – Going a little deeper on Manoah

17:38 – Chad is figuring out how much cash is too much to give up in a possible Ottoneu trade

23:10 – What are we paying for Royce Lewis?

30:05 – Introducing the Keep or Kut Breakout Metter; starting with Josh Lowe

39:45 – Up next is Esteury Ruiz

51:13 – Is Mitch Keller legit?

59:10Yandy Diaz hasn’t changed his launch angle quite as much as you think

1:09:27 – Finishing up with Josh Jung and a quick mention of Soler’s fly ball rate

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Chad Young

Chad is a long-time fantasy player and baseball fan, who learned to love the game watching 100 loss teams in the truly awful Cleveland Municipal Stadium. Chad writes Going Deep for Pitcher List and co-hosts the Keep or Kut podcast on the Pitcher List Podcast Network. Chad is also one of the creators of ottoneu and you can hear him on the Ottobot Podcast and read his work on FanGraphs.

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