j_d_mcnugent wrote:i think he will be somewhere in the middle of the pack of 3b's. every thing i have read so far says that while the cards will take it easy with him early he is healthy and feels good. i have even read that he feels as good as he has in years (that shoulder had bothered him for a while). still, i have a somewhat muted projection for him
thats not really anything special by 3b standards.
I to do not think he will get to his #'s pre 05 either. Those #'s you brought up would put him in the Melvin Mora, Adrian Beltre range. That is probably where he may land.. 9-12th ranked 3rd bagger.. Anyone else?