BALCO All-Stars wrote:I'm having a hard time placing his long term keeper value. He had a decent year in 07 (but not exactly top 5 2b) and was a dog last year...but this year (although he has slowed down lately) he is on a 30+/100/100/.280 pace...what type of hitter is he over the long term? Does he have legit 30 hr power or us this year an illusion?
Going forward I think he is still what people thought he could be going into this year....I think his power surge is due to a huge increase in his HR/FB %. I think '07 is a good gauge of what he is with maybe a few more hr as he is at that age where the power is near its peak.