Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
Ask and ye shall receive:
From Razzball.com, quoting unnamed scout and scouting report(s):
From an mlb.com article written when Alonso was drafted:
From Hardball Times:
So, nothing that says he is likely to be a DH or completely unacceptable at 1B by the age of 25? So...the comps still don't make sense and my question still remains unanswered. Comparing Alonso to Hafner and/or Edgar Martinez is just an uninformed comp at this point in his career. I would say anyone comparing him to Pujols is a little overly optimistic at this point as well. IMHO...