Originally Posted by JB98
I think Hunter was fortunate to have Trout on base ahead of him all season long. He saw more fastballs and faced pitchers who had divided attention between himself and Trout.
Austin Jackson is a nice player, but he isn't Mike Trout. He certainly isn't the threat on the bases Trout is.
I'm with you JB, there is a good chance Hunter falls off a cliff this year.
As for Victor Martinez, a 34 year old DH/1B after missing a season, is also far from a sure thing.
WSI is sounding a lot like the winter of '07 and '08 again.