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Old 01-25-2013, 11:07 AM
blandman blandman is offline
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
But the thing is Beckham's not THAT far off the offensive average for the position he plays. The league average AL 2B in 2012 hit .250/.311/.374. Beckham hit .234/.296/.371 while also posting a .251 BABip, over 30 points lower than his pre-2012 career average. Given the relative lack of offensive production from his position, it's not at all "pie-in-the-sky" to think he's capable of at least being an offensively average player at his position.
Fair. I don't have a problem with that, I have a problem wrapping my head around how he's going to hit at star level again five years later.

I actually like Beckham. I just don't think he's a good fit on a team with offensive concerns at almost every other position...
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