Originally Posted by doublem23
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...