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Thome has been a monster the past couple of years, so without a doubt it has gotta be Thome.? That said, Delgado has had some monster years in the past and definitely is still capable of them.? Thome has the preseason edge.

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Last COUPLE of year

 

Delgado 74/244/.287

Thome 89/236/.269

 

Plus Delgados missed some time...

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I think they are pretty much even. They are both going to get you 35/100. Thome might play better D, but he strikes out to much, where as Delgado's D is average, yet he averaged over 100 walks four out of the last five years I believe. They are both equal IMO, and they equal each other out.

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With Pierre, Castillo, and Cabs always getting on base....it wouldn't shock me to see Delgado have 130-140 ribbies. As long as he hits over 30 jacks, Im happy!

 

I feel the same way, but take a look at the ESPN article. On the side there is a fantasy take on the deal, and they basically say this is the worst place he could have ended up. I agree with the ballpark dimension arguments, but they also say something to the effect of, "In that lineup there's no way he's getting 130 RBI." That's a totally ridiculous statement and shows how little sportswriters know about sports outside of NY, Boston, and LA.

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