Originally Posted by rdivaldi
This is all conjecture and hindsight. The only concern about Beckham going into his second year in the majors was about his defense. There was zero talk about possible issues with his swing. Everyone thought he would be able to hit the ball at the major league level after his first successful season. That goes for people in and outside of the organization.
That is only somewhat true. There has been plenty of concern by some since he was drafted that his swing and his hitch issues were going to be exposed by mlb pitching.