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Old 01-25-2013, 11:34 AM
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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.
I would even go as far as saying its not that "pie-in-the-sky" that he will be above average at his position.
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