The Angels finally gave 26-year old switch-hitting Kendry Morales his big shot last season and he ran with it. He played in 152 games for the Angels last season and he was 173 for 566 (.306 avg, .924 OPS) with 86 runs scored, 34 homers and 108 RBIs. This is just the tip of the iceberg for Morales who has the potential to put up even better numbers than he did last season and the Angels hope that is the case. He does need to tighten up his defense a bit as he made 8 errors in 152 games at 1B last season. But that is nitpicking with the best hitter on the team.
PROJECTED GRADE FOR 1B IN 2010: A