The speedy Stubbs is eyeing to bury a
disappointing 2011 in favor of a better '12
The Cincinnati outfielder is entering his third full season in the majors this year and one can only hope that this one turns out better than his last. Despite swiping a career high 40 bases (T-2nd most in NL) in 2011, the former Texas Longhorn also saw declines in batting average, homers, RBIs, on-base percentage and WAR. Oh, and did I mention he went down on strikes a club record and league-leading 205 times last year?
But despite struggling mightily at times during his sophomore campaign, the team remains confident that he'll rebound strong in 2012. And rightfully so. The 27-year old possesses a unique blend of speed, size and power. Whether or not he can put it all together in a single season still remains to be seen, but the beginning of a new year gives way to the promise that he can.
To help give a better idea of what this upcoming season may hold for him, I've dug up projec...