Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
I would with Rolen as well. Sure, the guy doesn't belong in the cleanup spot, but he's a better hitter than Cozart.
Regardless, the Red offense, with Cozart, looks to have above average performers at every spot aside from perhaps LF and 3B.
Add a bench that should prove exceptional and all the Reds need focus on is pretty much the entire pitching staff.
If I were to bet, I would take your side. But at the same time, I think Cozart could be a .750 OPS guy next year too. And well, that is better than Rolen this year by far and right in line with Phillips who isn't getting any younger. Like I said, I could see it. Doesn't mean I think its very likely to happen.