Originally Posted by Foulke You
He also popped 9 HRs out of the park last year which was a career high for him. I hope that continues. If he hits for high avg, makes good contact, and supplies 8-10HRs, I'll be happy. My only reservation about this signing is that we won't be getting a ton of power out of the 3B spot which is traditionally a power type position. Perhaps his HR total will be helped by those warm July games at 35th and Shields when the ball is jumping.
I'm not too worried about the HRs.
The Sox need people who can put the ball in play, badly.