Most Underrated Player in Baseball? Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez


When one thinks about the best players in Colorado Rockies history, names like Todd Helton, Larry Walker, and Troy Tulowitzki might come to mind first.

Tulowitzki has won a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger award, but Carlos Gonzalez is the most explosive player on the club. CarGo’s start so far this season does not do justice to his true potential. Much like Jose Reyes for the New York Mets, Gonzalez is a multi-faceted player who spark-plugs the entire line-up. While it is true that he does not quite have the range of a Dexter Fowler in center field or the arm necessary to play right field in the spacious confines of Coors Field, the sum of his parts is a premium player.

The twenty-five year old Venezuelan is in the prime of what promises to be a very illustrious career.

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