I'm not counting on Nova being ready to go as quickly as some are hoping.
Banuelos is the guy I keep thinking about when the topic of
Again I'm not arguing for or against the shift I said as much, just making a point about this general point that people like Michael Kay seem to make
Eh, good hitters will be good hitters. Ortiz is shifted on and was still very good. The top end won't change. Shifting will just kill those mid level
There may need to be a readjustment in which sorts of hitters are most valued. It wouldn't be the first time.
Agreed. I have no sympathy for players that get shifted on, which is why I'm against rules restricting defensive alignments. It's up the individual
Fair enough. And we're in agreement that beating the shift is probably more difficult than people may believe.