Found February 29, 2012 on Razzball:
People love Michael Bourn.  Color me confused.  I am far and away the lowest on Michael Bourn out of every ‘pert both sides of the Mississippi and Canada, unless the Mississippi runs through Canada and that’s being redundant; I have no idea.  Last year, he had more plate appearances than Prince Fielder, Billy Butler and Pablo Sandoval combined (talking off the diamond plate appearances, which is obviously much higher than on the field ones for those three).  Bourn’s PAs numbered 722 and he would need that to repeat his 60 steals from last year.  That was the 4th highest plate appearances in the majors last year.  To count on 722 plate appearances again is a horn bet.  I have his projections down for 90/2/40/.280/50.  That seems more than fair.  If he pulls a hammy, then his value, which is all tied up in his legs like any good piece of chicken, is kaput.  But we’re going to assume he does steal 50 bases and no witchcraft I do will work.  So why then is Michael Bourn overrated for 20...

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