Originally Posted by cards press box
The OP is trying to figure out exactly when Markakis turned into Al Kaline or maybe Roger Maris circa 1960.
I don't think anyone believes he has. But he is clearly better than Adam Dunn both offensively and defensively, even while experiencing a down year. Markakis doesn't have to be the second coming of Kaline or Maris for it not to be even close.