Originally Posted by flyer85
Norris OBP is entirely BA driven with no power. He has to hit for a .330BA to have any value at all. BA slips below 300 and his below replacement level. Reds currently have 4 options in CF and none of them are good. The answer is so simple.
None of them are good offensively but Patterson is at least a plus defender. That can't be said for Freel, Hopper, or Hairston.