Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
If someone gets smart and moves Lopez to 2B...
I led the posting on this years ago, but IMO it's too late to help much in the next year-plus, which is the Reds' need, because his footwork is bad enough at the position that he was holding and would be worse at second. And if he's able to adjust after that year plus, then he's too pricey to justify
Lopez's best position for Reds was probably utility IF/OF, which a team with a 12 man staff always needs. Even with Freel around, there remains a need there. But he'd be a pricey UT player even three months from now.