Laean wrote:wasn't he basically a 20 20 type player in oakland? getting out of there means more stolen bases, and colorado means more homers ... so i don't see why he's only a borderline crap OF etc. i'd take a 25 25 player - which seems like a definite possibility. i know he hasn't been doing well this year, but keep in mind he hasn't been getting full playing time in oakland and the Athletics as a team has been sucking the first couple of months.
i'm not saying he WILL be a 25+ 25+ player, but i just look at what coors did to castilla, and burnitz to a lesser extent last year, and think he's a big - not just a borderline - potential breakout player rest of this season.
Just b/c a guy hits 20 HR one year and steals 17 bags doesn't make him a 20-20 player.
He only has 3 years of MLB experience and he's already 30. He's marginal talent and I can't see him making a big impact unless you are in a large league.