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Will Kevin Pillar draw a major league walk this season, if so how many?

No walks 32 (32.65%)
1 walk 16 (16.33%)
2 walks 27 (27.55%)
3 walks 10 (10.20%)
4 walks 4 (4.08%)
5 or more walks 9 (9.18%)
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jerjapan - Saturday, August 30 2014 @ 06:22 PM EDT (#292725) #
I've enjoyed watching Pillar since he got called back up.  Some high energy defense, some hustle hits, some bonehead plays.  Even with the missed cut-off men, it's nice to see a Jay playing that hard.
dan gordon - Saturday, August 30 2014 @ 09:08 PM EDT (#292732) #
I was happy to see Pillar called up, and relieved to hear that he and Gibbons had spoken about the earlier incident that led to his demotion, and patched things up. I think he's got a lot of ability. He looks really good making those diving catches, can run, is a high percentage base stealer, is developing some power, and has a history of hitting well over .300 - a .322 career BA in the minors. Yes, the lack of walks is an issue, and so his OBP isn't going to be outstanding, but not all OBP's are created equal. A .330 OBP made from a BA of .300 and the rest from walks is much better than an OBP of .330 made from a BA of .230 and the rest from walks.
Mike Green - Sunday, August 31 2014 @ 10:00 PM EDT (#292762) #
What dangordon said. 

If Pillar plays most games for the rest of the season, he'll draw 4-5 walks.  If he doesn't, he might draw one.  How many walks he draws is not the issue.  The league OBP is .317.  If he can reach base at that rate or better, he'll be a fine everyday player.  My diagnosis is a minor case of nerves.

PeteMoss - Monday, September 01 2014 @ 02:27 PM EDT (#292797) #
The lack of walks is a big concern to me. For a guy with very limited power (although it has improved in the past few years), he's a bad babip season from being buried forever.
katman - Saturday, September 13 2014 @ 09:00 PM EDT (#293535) #
Well, 33% of you just got eliminated... :-)
Mike Green - Monday, September 22 2014 @ 08:12 PM EDT (#293835) #
Pillar took a couple of close pitches there.  The nerves seem to be a lot better.
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