Re: Reds sign Willy Taveras to 2 year deal....
Originally Posted by AmarilloRed
I seem to recall Patterson had the job as our starting CF for two months, before he lost it because the Reds realized he was a disaster as a lead-off man. Patterson only got more playing time because of the rash of injuries. I expect if Taveras does as bad at lead-off as everyone expects, he will be banished to the bench. Unfortunately, it will be a lot harder to get rid of this contract.
Two year deal. Best hope is a platoon with Dickerson. If I thought that would happen, I wouldn't be so unhappy about this move. Walt says two of his spots are set with Bruce and Taveras. He's the starter.
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