Originally Posted by Orenda
what his WAR his 2 seasons prior to this past season? When they traded him he was coming off a year where he had just OPS'd 657. Actually I think that was a great trade. If Jocketty makes a habit of trading guys who OPS .657 over a full season and don't play great defense for guys with Sutton's skill set I think the Reds will be fine long term.
You cannot discount the fact that Keppinger was coming off a big injury and did not receive a full season's worth of PAs.