Originally Posted by Matt700wlw
Ok numbers people.....here's some numbers
- 2006: .255avg, 9hrs, 55rbis
- 7 errors in 111 games
- '06 Fielding % of .985 would have tied for 4th in majors if he had enough games to qualify -- Felipe Lopez' was .954
- '06 Range factor of 4.36 was better than Jeter, Renteria, Vizquel, Rollins...but equal to Clayton -- Lopez' was 3.88
- '06 Zone Rating was .863, Lopez was .788
- Has hit with pop.....seasons of 18,23 homers......but just 5,9 last two years. Consistently hits 30 doubles
- K's a ton...years of 106 and 126
- .299 OBP last year, .292 for career
- .239 with runners in scoring position last three years
- career high in sb's is 7, career success rate just 59%
Just bat him 8th!
If the team does sign him, his defense will be a plus for sure.
But Krivsky IS going to have to upgrade in some other area for run production/runs allowed.
I still maintain that the tasks he needs to confront cannot be addressed and accomplished in this off-season alone. It's too big of a task.
It has to be done smartly and incrementally.