Re: 5/5/12 - Reds at Pirates
Originally Posted by mth123
I think they are over their heads too. But JD Martinez is the real deal IMO.
If by "real deal" you mean a decent mlb LF'er, okay. But I see a low average hitter with some decent pop. .750-.800 ops. Not bad.
He got called up after they dealt Pence to the Phil's. He never even saw AAA. Solid AA player to be sure, but I don't think even the Astros know what they have yet with him.
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