Phillies have diamond in the outfield
Bobby Abreu has suffered from unrealistic expectations, but he is the type of player any team would kill for.
Quite simply, Abreu is the kind of player that teams should kill for. He has been a regular for six years now and his performance has fallen into a happily predictable quality range. During that time, he has been the Phillies most consistent and productive player. Here are his Bill James Win Share totals since coming to the Phillies from Tampa Bay on November 18, 1997 in exchange for Kevin Stocker (a move that probably set the tone for the fate of the Devil Rays more than any other):
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