Thoughts on Aubrey Huff, Giants hitters
Huff was hitting a sad .218 only two days ago, with four home runs and 23 RBIs through 53 games. That's a miserable pace of roughly 12 home runs and 60-something RBIs, hardly special for a first baseman. Huff was looking nothing like the 2010 version of himself, the one that hit .290 with 26 home runs, 86 RBIs, 100 runs and 83 walks. I took a shot on him on two teams, one as a late draft pick, the other a free-agent signing last week, but he was surely an afterthought for activation by this point. Now, after hitting four home runs in two days -- Huff also took very veteran right-hander Miguel Batista deep Wednesday night -- he is on pace for 23 home runs and 87 RBIs, and those numbers are relatively interesting, definitely ownable with offense so suppressed this season. A three-homer, six-RBI game will do that to any pace, though I'd sure like to know what changed.
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