Originally Posted by Griffey012
If Izturis plays above average D I would love to have him in the lineup, I really have no idea about his defensive skills though. He would be a great 1 or 2 guy in the order an hits the ball pretty well an consistent, not to mention if we still have Dusty our SS will be batting #2 anyway.
Izturis plays a good SS. Good hands, Accurate Arm. Not sure about his range though... only 4 E's in his last 71 starts / 76 Games at SS the last 2 years.
My guess is he is the Primo get at SS in the offseason. Probaly looking at 4 / 32 for him which is not to bad but out of the Reds range.