Bautista, though, simply HAS been the best player in baseball for a little while now. Here’s the best hitters in baseball over 2010 and 2011 so far:

1) Bautista: 977pa, 1.035ops, .439woba

2) Cabrera: 964pa, 1.033ops, .429woba

3) Votto: 975pa, .999ops, .430woba

4) Hamilton: 737pa, .999ops, .428woba

5) Konerko: 937pa, .981ops, .417woba

6) Pujols: 1018pa, .961ops, .405woba

7) Holliday: 872pa, .944ops, .406woba

8) Gonzalez: 1018pa, .941ops, .397woba

9) Ortiz: 902pa, .934ops, .397woba

10) Fielder: 1030pa, .921ops, .398woba