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2015 TCB Astros March Madness: Preston Tucker vs. Carlos Correa

Tucker has made it far without facing elite competition. That changes today. Can he push through?

Just a reminder; voting will stay open for 24 hours for each of these match-ups, and there will be one match-up per day. For a complete breakdown, check out the introductory post if you haven't already. Here's a link to the updated bracket. Get those votes in while you can!

Round Four, Match Three

Preston Tucker, OF

And now we have Chris’ boy! He’s never had a below average wOBA and he’s never had an OBP under .348. He draws walks at a good clip and until AAA, his highest strikeout rate was 17.2%. It went up to 23.9% at AAA which is definitely a cause for concern moving forward considering he also posted his lowest ISO of his career. If those rates improve closer to his career rates, it’s possible he could be an average corner OFer. -- Subber10


Carlos Correa, SS

O Captain! My Captain! your fearful trip is done;
Your body has weather’d every rack, the promotion you sought is won;
The Majors are near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes your steady keel, an effulgent future resulting

O Captain! My Captain! rise up and hear the roar
Rise up - for you the flag is flung - ‘tis you the crowd adores;
For you bouquets and ribbon’d wreaths - for you the throng yearning;
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning

Exult, O fans, and ring, O bells!
There is nothing left to fear
Rejoice with cries and passionate yells
"O Captain! Our Captain is here!"

-- Brian Stevenson