Originally Posted by shingo10
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.
Is that going to magically come at some point in the future? Because he sure hasn't showed that since his rookie year.
Earlier this year, he got off to a fast start, but was also mostly hitting singles. It seems his performance since is regression to the mean.