Originally Posted by Tom Servo
I'm with Doug here. At first I said 'Well, better Janish than Castro' a few years ago. Than it was "Well, better Valdez than Janish'. I'm not being fooled again, Burriss is no better than these other guys. The Reds have managed to find these guys who are not just bad, but historically/unbelievably bad and give them far too many at-bats.
You're actually making my case. They are all the same. Every team needs one, every team has one. None of them are good hitters.
It's like wanting a punter who is also a good tackler. A back up center who can hit threes. It would be nice, but ain't going to happen.