Originally Posted by Bobby Thigpen
I think the sad reality of that statement is the point of why people are down on him.
That and the constant base-running blunders, missteps in CF, and high amount of Ks.
De Aza probably would've been fairly valuable to another team as a 4th OF down the stretch (plus reasonable salary control for the next few years). The fact that he wasn't dealt lends me to believe that he's in the team's plans moving forward (probably as the LF).