2013 MLB Predictions
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03-02-2013, 09:16 PM
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Revere isn't very good. He brings speed and not much else. Delmon's OBP was below .300 last season. Rollins was .316 last season. Utley is declining and has struggled to stay healthy.
If Utley and Howard can stay healthy and Michael Young has a decent season they might challenge for a playoff spot.
My whole point was that I think last year was an anomaly for most of that lineup. Utley, Rollins and Howard have all been much better than they were last year, and I expect at least two of the three to bounce back this year with solid numbers, with Howard potentially being an MVP contender. I agree that Delmon is a poor OBP player, but he still delivers 20-30 HR a year which is still useful if the top 4 are all producing well.
And I think Revere is a solid #2 hitter.
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