Hmmm that's tough. First of all, A-Rod isn't in my top 5 so I'll have to look at 2 others to accompany Beltran, Pujols, and Vlad in my top 5. Miggy is tempting, but he's had on and off years. Will he hit around 270, or around 310? Will hsi OPS be around 900, or around 800? I'd probably take Manny with my #4 pick, and I'd be hesitant to do it, but I might even take Soriano with my #5 pick. He has so much room for improvemetn in his power stats taht I can't ignore it, now that I think about it more, and even though his SB's will be limited, if he eraches 20 and also reaches the power stats I figure he'll get, top 5 doens't seem so far fetched. So I guess my top 5 rounds out like this:
A-Rod would follow closely after Soriano... asme with Helton. I just don't trust Helton that much; if he's traded he loses a ton of value, and the Rockies are just plain awful anyway. Of their top 3 OPS hitters last year with at least 500 AB's, only Helton remains. Burnitz and Castilla are gone. Walker, arguably their best hitter, is also gone. If you were disappointed by Helton's R/RBI last year, wait till 2005, it doesn't look very promising.
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