Only thing I can think of is that they are worried that he'd never stay healthy.
Originally Posted by Honus Wagner Rules
As for Belt, while I am certainly impressed by his remarkable improvement in his BB's and OBP, (which obviously improves his K rate) It's still 148k's. I'd put up with that if he would hit 30hr's, but he's never going to do that. I'd love to package him with a bunch of people to get Goldschmitt, but that's never going to happen. Still, I want more out of him.
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