Originally Posted by Chip R
Ross is having a fine year, no doubt about it. However, his problem here was that he didn't hit lefthanded. Q could and was an OFer too. Plus, you don't know how Ross would have done as a backup. I believe he is playing regularly in FLA. Getting 4-5 ABs most every day helps you a lot more than getting one or two a week.
Very true. And when they acquired this guy everyone was saying "There's no room for him. Where is he gonna play?"
It's fine to look back on everything with foresight; but at the time
there was no room for Ross, and the injuries, stint on the DL, didn't help his cause any.