Re: Reds one of two teams pursuing Gerald Laird
Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I don't understand this at all. The grass is greener on the other side, I guess.
Gerald Laird, 28: 1064 AB, .257/.308/.387
Dave Ross, 31: 1095 AB, .226/.312/.443
Well, I guess he hits for a higher batting average. That should make some people happy, even if he's not actually an upgrade. Reds baseball -- gotta love it.
Laird can actually catch the ball. Ross not so much. Since the position is called Catcher, that's important.
Sorry for the snark. I like your posts, but can't wait for Ross to be out from behind the plate in Cincy.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS