Originally Posted by TRF
And no Sea_Ray, he hasn't proven that he has power. He has 123 AB's as a Red and 2 doubles. With his speed he has 2 doubles. That projects to like 9 doubles over 500 AB's maybe. The HR's are something he has NEVER done in his professional career.
Let me repeat that.
The HR's are something he has NEVER done in his professional career.
Now a platoon of Stubbs/Dickerson would be great defensively. I also think Bruce could play league average or slightly better in CF. Gomes looks like the starter in LF, necessitating that Bruce stay in RF.
And I still like Dickerson over Stubbs.
Have you seen the ball jump off his bat? Have you witnessed very good bat speed? Those are things I use to judge a guy's power. In fact every game you get watch Stubbs and Janish right after one another. Janish's bat does not possess the speed that Stubbs' does nor does the ball "jump" off his bat like it does w/ Stubbs. I don't have to look at any minor league stats to see that Stubbs has pop in his bat. Whereas I do not look for Janish to ever develop power. He just doesn't have the bat speed.
To what do you attribute his MLB power numbers?