dissent wrote:I'm disappointed with him of course, but I'm not panicking. Like you said, he started slow last year, plus I think he is getting pitched around a lot. The numbers might not be what they were last year, but still have a good year.
That said, if I were an Ortiz owner I wouldn't accept that head-to-head deal.
I remember I offered howard for Konerko last year around this time (it was auto-drafted, so no attchment) and the denial of that was the best thing that could of happened.
Hopefully Howard is just a Teixera/Aramis 2nd half type of guy