Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
Hopper makes a lot of solid contact. And unlike Freel (at least last year), who hits a lot of fly balls, he usually puts it on a line or on the ground, as he should do.
Hopper has proved to be a much better player than many here have given him credit for, beginning with his callup in 06 and continuing to today.
Exactly. And although some blow it off, he is the best base-hit bunter in MLB.