Originally Posted by mdccclxix
A 'mediocre' bat in today's offensive climate is like a #2 starter was in 2004, impossible to come by.
Just looked at his career again. He had two really bad years that seem to have been BABIP unlucky. Those were biasing my memory unjustly.
I still worry about his cost and his age, but I think I'd be on board with a Rios trade.
Not that it's going to happen.