Re: How inconsistent is Jay Bruce?
Dunn's biggest problem was that he wasn't Albert Pujols.
He came up through the minors at the same time as Pujols, even played in the same minor league as Pujols in 2000, and was the higher ranked prospect. When Pujols busted out and became the best hitter in the game, Reds fans expected Dunn to be even better. The expectations for him after his ridiculously productive 2001 season were off the charts, and many Reds fans never forgave him for not living up to those unrealistic expectations. When Adam turned out to be 'just' a very productive hitter, rather than a once-in-a-generation hitter, many Reds fans soured on him and started to see nothing but his flaws.
Last edited by Steve4192; 12-17-2012 at 06:32 PM.