bigh0rt wrote:Question. How come we're bat$*%$ crazy over Yasiel Puig's .409/.436/.667 over 140 PA but not talking about Hanley Ramirez's 114 PA of .419/.456/.743? Dude is absolutely tearing the cover off the baseball right now, SS/3B eligible, and is stuck playing second fiddle on his own damn team. Guy isn't that far removed from being a Top 2 Overall Pick in fantasy baseball. He's still almost six months shy of his 30th birthday, but many have written him off as an afterthought. The best part so far, in my eyes, is dumping a career 16% K-Rate down to 11%. What sort of expectations do we have for Hanley after the All-Star break? Can he bat .300 (the rest of the way)? Slug .500? Those would be his career averages, not some wildly high ceiling projection.
some of us are:
TheTrith » Sat Jul 06, 2013 3:31 pm wrote:2013 through Friday, July 5th:
Hanley Ramirez - 30 games, 7 HR, 20 RBI, 4 SB, .455 OBP, .498 wOBA, 1.9 WAR
Yasiel Puig -------- 30 games, 8 HR, 19 RBI, 4 SB, .449 OBP, .489 wOBA, 1.9 WAR
For all the guys clamoring for Puig to get into the all star game... why aren't you also lobbying for his teammate Hanley?
They've put up identical lines, but I havent heard a single person say that Ramirez deserves to go.