Originally Posted by RedsManRick
Scouts just drool over Ackley. Holding your own in the upper minors during your first year as a pro is impressive, but isn't he just a lesser Dustin Pedroia? That's nothing to dismiss, but above the guy who best profiles as the next Randy Johnson?
I think Ackley's ranking goes beyond his first year performance in the pros.
For the record, he tore up the AFL: .424/.581/.758.