Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo
Beckham will never be a Schmidt, A-Rod or even a Ventura, but if he ever gets rid of the hitch in his swing, he might be able to peak at the power of Joe Crede and thus be serviceable at the hot corner. That's not the worst thing in the world if the Sox can develop Sanchez into the switch-hitting, high contact, .280+ from both sides of the plate, speedy middle infielder who can hit second for the next decade.
Is everyone allowed more than four full years to get past "if and might?"
That halo's getting duller and duller. A kid's going to come along and he'll be benched and/or traded. Sanchez may be that kid.