Originally Posted by traderumor
I think Heisey is a better 4th OFer option than Gomes due to his stronger set of all around tools. I question whether flipping the two would be counterproductive. Even though Heisey might perform well, Gomes might fall off the cliff coming off the bench and starting once or twice a week. A start for me is if Dusty would start bringing in Heisey as his late inning LFer instead of Nix.
He is the 2010 Jeffrey Hammonds.
One could argue Gomes is already falling off the cliff. His numbers over the last 5-6 weeks aren't too good.