dicehound wrote:I definitely think he's for real. He slugged over .500 every month except May (when he also had a ba of barely .200). He really started to learn how to take a walk in the second half of the season too. He's durable and consistent, even though he probably won't hit higher than .280.
Its a tough call, his K rate spiked last year but its only been that bad twice in his career and once was his miserable 2004. There is room for growth in his BA still.