Re: Free Agents Frenzy Starts here
Originally Posted by LegallyMinded
I wonder if the Reds would have any interest in Ryan Sweeney as a cheap stop-gap to Hamilton in center. He has very little power, but does have a career .338 OBP, which would represent a decent upgrade over what the Reds got out of the position last year.
I'd just as soon roll the dice on Andres Torres. He's a better fielder, but I'm not sure how much is left in the bat.
I'd also give Jack Hannahan a look if Rolen doesn't return. He's a strong fielder, bats LH, and had a pretty good offensive season in part-time duty in 2011...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."