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Yoda wrote:The Miner Part 2 wrote:cobbs87 wrote:someone want to explain to me what the heck Pronk means?
he has extremley large arms
Actually no. People called him donkey and some called him project. So they combined the two nicknames to come up with pronk.
Double Play Ball wrote:yea PRONK for MVP..
Here we go Tribe, here we go..
BronXBombers51 wrote:He won't win the MVP because he doesn't play the field (nor should he, unless his numbers just destroy everyone elses). I love him on my fantasy team though...
nsulham wrote:Maybe I'm just biased but if Ortiz didn't win the MVP last year as a DH, Hafner won't this year, UNLESS he surpasses Ortiz's numbers from a year ago and also doesn't face the kind of competition Ortiz had in A-Rod.
For a DH to win it he'd have to have numbers substantially greater than that of a position player I'm afraid so if someone is close to or better than Hafner come season's end, he won't win it.
sportsjerk wrote:Ok, true, being just a DH will hurt him in the eyes of some of the voters. But, Wedge and Shapiro have both made comment to the fact that Pronk will play some 1B during interleague. If he does well then, I could see Wedge putting VMart at DH to give his legs a rest and moving Pronk to first. This may be a high count, but I think he could get 15-20 games in at 1B this season. I realize that isn't enough to consider him a 1B, but it could help in the eyes of the voters. And if he puts up the kind of numbers he is capable of, that little incentive may be enough for him to win.
Projection for Pronk: .310/42/135/105/2
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