Re: Reds Sign Corey Patterson, Jerry Hairston
Originally Posted by mlbfan30
In 2004, Patterson batted....
1st - 55G - .261 .317
2nd - 47G - .260 .310
In 2005 Patterson batted....
1st - 29G - .211 .263
2nd - 18G - .179 .220
In his Career....
1st - 150G - .256 .299
2nd - 170G - .255 .299
I really like this move. It gives this team much needed speeed at the top of the order.
Check this link to see how much speed matters.....
Awesome!! Then, after we fire Dusty Baker in 2011, we can bring in Lou Piniella, who can then acquire Ryan Theriot and let him be our starting SS - and he can bat 2nd!
Who else would be qualified to keep with the "Old School" CF-SS 1-2 punch !!
I think that in a year or two, one of these guys - Frazier, Dorn, Valaika, Cumberland, Stubbs - will be ready to replace Dunn. They won't hit as many home runs as Dunn, but they should have similar OPS. - 757690, July 22, 2008
Alonso will be playing 1B for the REDS and batting 4th one year from today. - Kingspoint, July 9, 2009