Bob Klap writes about Ichrio’s power displays in BP and how he could hit homers if he wanted to, etc.
We used to hear the same thing about Wade Boggs back in the day. And, I imagine that they said the same about Rod Carew before Boggs.
In any event, on-base percentage is 80% more valuable than slugging percentage. So, they are smart to do what they do…or so I think. What are your thoughts?