Adam Dunn reminds people of that "classic" slugger. When he gets up, that ball is either gone, he strikes out, or takes a walk. When you strike out as much as he does, you tend to have a low batting average. People see this as a flaw in his game, because we all know how "important" batting average is, right? Well, as his stats show, batting average doesn't mean ****.
He's only two bombs shy of his 4th straight 40 HR season, but thats not what I want to focus on. His career Batting Ave. is a dismal .248, putting him on the lower end of that spectrum. But what amazes me is his ability to keep his obp pct. so high. His career On base pct. to date is .380. Thats .132 points higher then his average, thanks to his excellent ability to draw walks. He's only 8 walks away from his 5th 100 walk season, and he's only played 5 full seasons.
If the Reds decline their team option for 2008, Adam Dunn should be the hottest outfielder in the market this offseason, for his ability to hit the longball and create runs by getting on base