Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/10/12
Matt LaPorta, the slugger who hits with power and consistency in AAA, is currently with the Indians but not getting a real chance. They are many of us who feel that he is better than Shelley Duncan at the plate and in the field. Brandon Phillips is an all star player that the Indians gave up on too soon. Andy Marte is the forever promising third baseman, who the Braves were smart enough to get rid of, who never made it successfully in the majors. Which one is LaPorta? The player who needs a change of team and a strong chance or an over hyped player who will never be a major league regular?
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