Originally Posted by spawn
Exactly. Look at Mark Trumbo. His slash is .234BA, .294 OBP, .453 SLG, and an OPS of .747 with 184 strikeouts. And he's a butcher in the field. But because he hit 34 homers and drove in 100, he had value.
Not the best comparison. Trumbo over his career has been a 2+ WAR player. Tank has never, ever, topped 0.6 WAR in a season. Both are YOUNG in their careers, but its not been great.