"wasnt ben broussard the southland conference player of the year as well?"

You tell me...is McNeese State in Texas? That's where BB came from. Story sounds similar to Schramek...great senior season after being mostly overlooked earlier in his college career

So...do I smell the "Al Goldis" influence on this selection?

LH hitting 3rd baseman? Well-suited for the GAB, and a sign that Aaron Boone's impending arbitration (2003? 2004?) is on the minds of the Red's FO