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Yordan Alvarez or Anthony Rendon this year?

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2 minutes ago, Thenewwildone8 said:

Alvarez and it’s not even close.

Not even close? Rendon, they guy that has put up MVP type numbers in the last two seasons and is one of the best hitters in the game? Not sure we are talking about the same player. Yes, theres a risk numbers will go down in LAA, but he will still hit. Theres also a risk that alvarez numbers will go down is his sophmore year. Or that he might not hit without knowing what’s coming. ;)

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In a 1 year only scenario, it Rendon for me.  And not even close.  A LOT more proven, and will have a very high floor.  The hype around Alvarez is insane, its only going to lead to short term disappointment IMO.  Especially with the pressure surrounding the Astros this year after the cheating scandal.  I expect Alvarez will be a solid player, but one that will have a slight sophomore slump.  Better chance he finishes outside top 50 players than in the top 20 IMO.

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