Originally Posted by RedsFanWC
How do Francisco and Valaika project defensively at 3B? I realize Valaika hasnt played there but wondering if he doesnt project at SS because of a lack of range or a lack of defensive ability generally
Kevin Goldstein of BP said eariler this year that Valaika profiles as a "solid" every day second baseman in the bigs. Said he had the energy & fundamentals, just only lacking the quickness to play SS every day. Take that for what it's worth.