That said, my goal is really the high ceiling type that I can and have been happy with my outfield Chourio, Jones and Green. Some hitting tool issues could prevent this trio from reaching its full potential, but would it be a shock if the trio someday formed a starting NL All-Star outfield? Not really.
Since this is about long-term value, I’m less worried about Álvarez’s defensive issues right now, and more inclined toward his 69 level power potential. I’d be happy with any of our top 4 shortstops, so I’m waiting, but Mayer gives me a good balance of hit and glove, similar to Chourio and Jones. Bring on the next decade de.