Mark Reynolds, you know the 24 y/o ripping apart opposing pitchers to the tune of a .280 batting average with 5 homers in 50 ABs and a .620 SLG.
This guy is obviously legit, the D-backs felt comfortable having him skip Triple-A to come straight to the majors last year after just 333 minor league games, where he hit .280 with 68 Homeruns and 238 RBIs. I'm not so sure he'll grab superstar status this year, that'll come next year probably, but for this year he'll creep towards the games elite.
The last 2 months of 2007, he stroked the ball at a .319 clip, and hit 9 of his 17 homers in 166 ABs. He still strikes out an awful lot, over that stretch he K'd and incredible 61 times, almost a third of his 188 plate appearences, compared to his 20 walks.
For this year, he looks like Adam Dunn, with a bit less power, and a .285-.295 average, and without any SB potential, because of his astounding k-rate, and power potential.
My projections for this year.
.290 average, 34 Hrs, .360 OBP, .530 SLG
.305, 38 Hrs, .380 OBP, .550 SLG.