jlm53089 wrote:He is a top 5 3B, but I have a feeling this will be his last good season
Any decent evidence for this, or is it really "just a feeling"?
I think he's ranked so low because of the number of guys that started very hot out of the gate. Rolen's ranked only around 60th in HR, 40th in RBI, and 30th in R despite the fact that he's stayed VERY consistent from month to month. I think that as players start to cool off, Rolen's rank will keep creeping up providing he stays on track. I wouldn't be surprised at all if he was top 25 by the end of the year.
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The guy's hitting .340 and his 12 homers are an underachievement. His numbers will pickup with Pujols back in the lineup and as his shoulder surgery gets further behind him. I think now's the time to buy on Rolen; assuming he stays healthy, he's got quite a few all star years left in him.
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