Originally Posted by Bumstead
also in response to Alonso = Edgar Martinez...
Alonzo is a fine 1B while both of these guys are atrocious in the field...how are these comparisons even arrived at?
From my perspective, as long as he hits like Hafner, I don't care if he fields like him. Good defense on a great hitting 1st baseman is like the pickle on a Chick-fil-a sandwich. It's great if the pickle's there, but I am still eating the heck out of that sandwich if it isn't.