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drunkenmonkey wrote:Martinez, no question.
Cleveland has already said they'll probably be playing him some at first base this year. That shows what kind of confidence they have in him. And he'll get a lot more at bats because he'll be able to take a rest from the rugged catcher position and still play first.
drunkenmonkey wrote:According to CBS.Sporsline:
"The Akron Beacon Journal says while Victor Martinez will start at catcher, he also might see some playing time at 1B. 'Victor is coming in as the No. 1 guy,' Eric Wedge said. 'It's his job to lose. A realistic scenario would be that he catches 105-115 games.'
Analysis: Martinez is expected to have a breakthrough year, and playing 1B would only increase his versatility in Fantasy leagues."
I'm not making this stuff up. It's a good possibility, and I think his upside is much greater than Hall's.
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