Re: Trade: Wily Mo to Red Sox
Originally Posted by guttle11
But why does this mean the Womack will play more? This is the line-up I'd expect...
With that line-up Womack may get two starts a week tops, same as any backup.
Womack now has one less guy to stand between him and PT considering that Freel is now more likely to back up an OF on a consistent basis. And if Womack gets two starts per week, that's a real issue- particularly when combined with Hatteberg stealing PA from better lineup options. No reason to slot Hatteberg at 1B and Dunn in the OF when you've got Denorfia available to play the OF on a daily basis.
In short, Narron and Krivsky are going to use crappy players more often than they should as a result of the trade.
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