Originally Posted by mth123
Call it merely a hunch, but I think this Smit kid is going to end up a steal a la Brandon Phillips or Josh Hamilton. It will probably take a while, lets call it a delayed steal.
Sorry to hijack the Jay Bruce batting average argument but I agree. Everything I have read about the kid sounds very promising. Maybe not on the level of BP or Hamilton but I think this guy will help the Reds sometime down the road.