A .750 OPS 2nd baseman isn't exactly the Hope Diamond.
"I saw Wedding Crashers accidentally. I bought a ticket for Grizzly Man and went into the wrong theater. After an hour, I figured I was in the wrong theater, but I kept waiting. That’s the thing about bear attacks. They come when you least expect it."-Dwight K. Schrute
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."
We've all seen the threads on here, how much dead salary does this team have right now?
This team is going to have to replace both Griffey and Dunn at the end of the year as well. Think of how ugly the offense will get then.
If he's giving you that -- roughly ~.800 OPS -- he has value at his contract level.
And yes, I think his defense is just about as good as it gets at 2B.
23 Years and Counting...
How about what he did with Brendan Harris?
Or Cody Ross for that matter?
Think of how much offensive talent he has shipped out and got very little return for.
Hamilton (not saying that wasn't a good trade)