Originally Posted by billy117
How important is hitting at the ss position when he's giving outs away? Nine errors already this year is hard to stomach even from one of the best hitting ss in the NL. I think the question is: Would the Reds be a better team with a ss hitting .240-250 and playing great defense or with Felipe hitting well, as he is, but just having to deal with the fact the he is going to toss one in the dugout or leave one in the dirt every fourth game or so? Right now still being upset from the game I'd have to a defensive ss would be best but I might not be completely objective at this moment.
The Reds would be better with Lopez @ 2B and Phillips @ SS. Phillips makes that play last night and the game doesn't end on an error.