Originally Posted by WhiteSox5187
I don't think it's too wise to put a lot of faith in a guy's OBP in the minors when he strikes out about twice as often as he walks and strikes out in almost a third of his plate appearances.
His career OBP is 120 over his BA. He hasn't come close to k'ing twice as much as walking. That's hyperbole.
I'll take my chances with a kid who has an excellent minor league track record relative to position over a 37 year old catcher coming off a career year, who's an awful defender to boot. People are letting their love of AJ cloud their judgement.