Re: Has Adam Dunn's performance been beaten to death yet?
Adam Dunn is a polarizing player. Both sides get a little bit out of hand at times. Half the board thinks he sucks, half the board seems to think he's going to be an all-time great.
The truth lies somewhere in the middle. Adam Dunn is a very good power hitter, but only a decent overall player. He's like a G-Unit medallion. He's shiny, looks good, and you can brag that you have him, but when it comes down to it, what does he really provide?
BABIP is a pointless stat. If you're down by two in the ninth with two on, you HAVE to put the ball in play. All too often he won't. And until he does that he won't evolve into anything but a good power hitter. I don't ever want to hear or see that stat again.
The blind Adam Dunn hatred is annoying, but so is the blind Dunn love. There's more to baseball than OPS. Adam Dunn is a pretty solid player, no more, no less.
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