Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
A lot of teams were interested. What Hunter brings goes well beyond a couple of hitting stats and beyond what is sure to be a bit of a natural downturn. If you confine your evaluation to BABIP, you'll have a hard time building much of a team.
My point was, Hunter got paid like a player expected to repeat what he did in 2012 and well, the odds are considerably against him repeating what he did in 2012. If some team wants to pay him based on a fluke season, I will just be glad it wasn't the Reds.