Originally Posted by Steve4192
Cozart is a decent enough placeholder, but I am not sure I want him as 'the future' for the Reds at SS. He's got a nice glove and some pop in his bat, but he is an out machine. He's basically the SS equivalent of Drew Stubbs (great glove, good power, oodles of outs) and I don't see anyone pining for Stubbs as 'the future' at CF.
If Hamilton can continue to get on base and improve his defense enough to stick at SS, I'd much rather have him as 'the future'.
Let's give him 500 ab's in the majors at least, Stubbs is in his 3rd full year.