free-agent-to-be has done the most to bolster his stock in the first half?
Ichiro Suzuki, OF,
Torii Hunter, OF, Twins 18%
Alex Rodriguez, 3B, Yankees 14%
"Pretty quietly Ichiro (right) is having an outstanding season, even by his
standards." . . . "Hunter has been out of his mind. His best year by
far. Someone's going to look at his numbers and pay big."
free-agent-to-be has hurt his stock the most in the first half?
Andruw Jones, OF,
Jermaine Dye, OF, White Sox 9%
"Andruw was a $100�million guy before the season. It's going to be
interesting to see how far he falls." . . . "A year ago Jermaine Dye
was an MVP candidate. Now he's killing the Sox."
3. Which player
(in either league) has been the biggest surprise so far?
RHP, Orioles 18%
Josh Hamilton, OF, Reds 18%
Sammy Sosa, DH, Rangers 14%
"Amazing what Josh Hamilton (right) is doing after falling so far. Shows
you how much talent he has." . . . " Guthrie's more than a surprise. He
looks like he can be something special."
4. Which team will
win the NL pennant?