Originally Posted by cincrazy
Greene is (or at least was) a very good defensive shortstop. But his offense is beyond terrible, and his OBP makes Willy Taveras look like Barry Bonds. I wouldn't hate the move, because it would be low risk. But it's just more of the same IMO. It's not really a move that's going to get us anywhere, or improve the team much at all.
I'm not all that excited about Greene, but his OBP numbers do not
"make Willy Taveras look like Barry Bonds
Career MLB hitting:
Greene(7 seasons): .245/.302/.422 for an OPS of .723
Taveras(6 seasons): .276/.321/.328 for an OPS of .649.
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