What's he done that's so spectacular?
Most improved maybe but wuttttttt.
Everything. He's hit the ball hard since the beginning of May. Even his 0-7 slumps are line drives to the warning track or bloop singles that should fall. Timely hitting, using the whole field, staying on the ball, playing a great RF, hits the cut off man pretty consistently (with the exception of yesterday's game). de Aza playing everyday in CF has really been a God send for Rios.
I like Alex Rios because he's playing well on my fantasy team.
I'm a big PAULSTAR Konerko fan tho.
Konerko has been pretty bad by his standards. His numbers are super because of that 12-18 game stretch he went on after being plunked in the eye by Samardzija, but really, all of the run production and key hits have come through 1) AJ; 2) Rios; 3) Dunn; 4) Konerko, which is quite weird.
Yeah Rios has come on nicely since around mid May or so. You know better than me, but he started pretty bad. Since he woke up, he's pretty clutch with the bat and has some outstanding run saving catches. It's gotta be Sale though in all seriousness. He's been incredibly dominant at times.
Rizzo looks kinda good in this game.
edit: And by "it's gotta be Sale", I mean the minimum one All Star they get. Not sure about MVP or most improved.
That's one thing I won't try guessing: weighing a player who plays 155 games a season vs. a guy who will start 30-32 games. Hard to say.
He really shouldn't get most improved either lulz. Dunn gets that by default after last year. It's nice to see things finally coming together for Rios though. Being a former Jay and all.
Rios' season will be overlooked because of how miserable and catastrophic of a season Dunn had last year. Agreed.
Originally Posted by Perfect Poster
In that order, for me.
LOL no. Congratulations, you lose.