Originally Posted by blandman
No, but you used the same logic to defend him as people used for Beckham. Forget three horrible years as a regular with a clear path of regression, the guys still young! It makes no sense. By the logic you used, anyone who is 24 should be starting regardless of ability.
Beckham is hardly horrible or one of the worst in the league, even with his average hitting abilities his defense saves a lot of runs. You can name on one hand the outstanding hitters at the position in the league.