Re: Reds, Encarnacion Work Out Deal
Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
I'm hoping Edwin hits cleanup. He's a much better option there than Brandon Phillips. JMO.
I agree. Edwin doesn't appear to alter his hitting approach when he's in the 4 slot or somewhere else. Brandon, however, turns into a completely different guy in the 4 slot. It's almost as if he's trying to force himself into becoming a homerun hitter when he's there. It's the one slot I don't want Brandon in at all. I think he could be successful in just about any other slot though.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.