Originally Posted by DonnieDarko
I'll grant you that he doesn't have much range, but I can't remember anything else that he's done at 1B to make him a bad defender. Not everyone can be Texeira. Or however he spells his name.
He makes some good plays, and is a little better than you might think considering his range...but range is really important. Most defensive metrics aren't too kind to him.
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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