gonna go away someday
if a-rod stays healthy, he'll pass bonds. he's 32(?), sitting on 500. he's not losing anything; in fact, quite the contrary. he'll get to 800. and there's also the option for him to "just" dh, a considerable factor as one ages.and that he'll do it in a sox uniform is all the schweeter.
ryan howard is gonna hit a ton, too. prince fielder is another youngster making power look easy, too, though it's far too early to make assumptions about longevity and year-after-year productivity.