Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I went Alonso. He's pretty much the only "sure thing" in the system right now. Frazier and Heisey are the only other guys who could merit such a label, but both could be considered tweeners, with not enough glove to play up the middle and not enough bat to play at the corners. Time will tell. I think the reasonable upside for both guys is something like Winn for Heisey and DeRosa for Frazier.
Why is he a sure thing after 90 games? a .646 vs LH pitching. I'm sure he'll do better, and maybe he is a sure thing, but he isn't the .950 OPS beast people say he will be at the major league level unless he does a bit better than .646 against a third of the pitchers he will face.