Originally Posted by dougdirt
Last two seasons Olivo has 27 walks and 225 strikeouts. And a poor reputation as a defensive catcher. What is to like? He is atrocious at the plate and poor behind it.
Yeah, but Mes can't play 2 times a week all season the way he did last year. He totally tired down the stretch. Maybe this allows Mes to start out at one game per week and gradually increase his workload to twice a week, if he proves he has the endurance.