Originally Posted by SCCWS
He is a career .248 hitter. He is a #9 hitter at best----he does not carry a team.
When he is hitting it right (a good chunk of this season, his rookie year) he sprays line shots all over the field. He's on base scoring, getting guys from 1st to third. That can help carry a team. He can't carry a team in the same way a Carlos Quentin could.