Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
I would rather do that than spend 14 million on a shortstop with a .299 OBP.
There is more then baseball then OBP. There is this thing called defense.
He'll be batting 8th in the NL, so OBP really doesn't mean much. If he can bring decent pop along with his glove then it's a solid signing.
We've already seen where tons of offense got us, nowhere.