cordscords wrote:I touched JD once back in May. Felt real
Although I suppose It could've be a really cutting edge hologram?
Kidding aside, I think Donaldson is a very good hitter.
He has a solid walke rate (over 10%), he doesnt chase too many pitches out of the zone (better than league average), doesnt strike out excessively (under 17%), his contact rates are all improved, and his LD rate has always been over 22% which is very good.
That said, he *might* regress a bit power-wise. His HR/FB is at 17% which is not crazy by any means, but is much higher than the 11% hes shown previously. I think its likely it settles in somewhere around 14-15% and we see a 20 HR, 280+ avg, .370 obp hitter for the next few years.