GotowarMissAgnes wrote:kcs261 wrote:Publications like Fanball and other are finally starting to see it my way:
Trend: Raffy Raking It
Last year was the first season since 1994 that Rafael Palmeiro didn't deliver at least 38 homers and at least 104 runs batted in—so of course, at age 40, most fantasy folks were ready to write Raffy off. But a funny thing happened right around the time Palmeiro notched his 3,000th hit: it occurred to him that he could still play. Palmeiro has hit .313 in July—.378 since the All-Star break—and banged at least five homers each months since a cold April. Raffy has hit an average of 25 points better after the break over the past three seasons, and his slugging percentage during that span is almost 40 points higher in the second half of the season. It appears he's headed for another strong finish—not just to the season, but to his Hall-of-Fame career as well.
And now, is there anyone seeing it your way?
A great end to a "Hall of Fame" career.
Plus he came nowhere near 30 HRs.
I think he still will be a Hall-of-Famer though.