Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
Taveras serves no purpose on the roster. Chris Dickerson is a better hitter, better defender, and can provide speed off the bench. Balentien has some power and upside. Taveras should be no where near the 2010 roster. JMO.
Agreed on Dickerson, but if my first 4 OFers are Gomes, Stubbs, Bruce and Dickerson, I would strongly consider Taveras as my #5 if my only other choice is Balentien. If Balentien lives up to his career .221/.281/.374 line, he is 100% useless. Taveras at least has one use.