Originally Posted by PuffyPig
Giving Navarro that much on a guaranteed major league contract isn't particularly wise. He has minor league insurance at AAA written all over him.
He struck out more, walked way less and had the highest BABIP and HR/FB rate of his career to get to that .755 OPS.
He parlayed a lucky 70 or so AB's into a pretty nice contract.
That's pretty cheap for a team that was running Steve Clevenger and that other guy whose name I can't remember out there every day. I'd say Navarro will do fine in a role with the Cubs if they don't make him an everyday.