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Bosy Billups wrote:He is the breakout I think. He was figuring it out before he got hurt last year and was on pace 20+/20+. This year, SHOULD he stay healthy (yes, a big SHOULD), I think he can put up numbers similar, if not better than UTLEY.
There is no doubting the pedigree and talent. It's health.
The only thing that could move him down a notch from Utley is that he hits leadoff, so will have limited RBI opportunities. Also, don't think he walks as much.
But, I think this is the year of Weeks. He will make good, being the #2 pick in the draft.
A scout once said, on record, after the draft: "Everyone is focused on BJ Upton. But it's Rickie Weeks who is the superstar of the class."
Stay healthy Rickie.
urbanbreez wrote:Just to summarize your thought. Ricky Weeks, if healthy, will put up the same or better numbers than Utley. Am I saying that right?
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