Re: 5/5/12 - Reds at Pirates
Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
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.
Well, your right, he's not an MVP candidate or anything. But he'll be a good every day player who can hit in the 5 or 6 hole. I'm not sure the others will be every day players in 3 years. Altuve maybe.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS