Originally Posted by WebScorpion
Yes, he is what we always hoped Sean Casey would grow into.
I was thinking this last night. A healthy Sean Casey is ALMOST what Joey Votto is. A healthy Sean Casey was a .950 OPS beast of a hitter.
But Votto is better defensively, and even has a little speed. You could clock Casey with a sun dial.
IMO, the only difference between Votto and Pujols, is this is year three for Votto with Pujols being just a tick better, and possibly younger at the same point. (but who really knows. I think El Duque is 54 years old and he just signed with the Nats.)
I think its a wash between them right now, Votto/Pujols. then the second tier guys: Gonzales, Fielder, Ethier.
Howard is getting exposed as a short career type. Big guy, stats trending downward.