Originally Posted by LITTLE NELL
I just don't know about Alexei, he's a full fledged vet now and I just don't see a guy who has figured out what hitting is all about, I see him coming out of his shoes on every swing. I was hoping by now he would turn into a Jeter type hitter. Maybe we can make PK a playing-hitting coach, the man knows how to hit.
He'll also be 32 this year....time really rolls by - he's a full blown veteran shortstop who is more likely to decline than improve.
Rios has raked the last 2 years...we should be able to get some nice young players for him (if we don't just give him away like we did Quentin).