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Old 06-02-2014, 02:45 PM
MisterB MisterB is offline
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Originally Posted by Noneck View Post
I am with on this totally and Ramirez will be 33 Cuban years old in september. Sell high why you can and use your plethora of infield assets to fill the hole and hope for the best down the line. Starting pitching is of utmost importance now.
Except that none of our "infield assets" appear to be a competent, major-league quality shortstop.

By all accounts:
  • Leury doesn't have the arm
  • Semien doesn't have the range
  • Tyler Saladino - despite having a good season so far at Charlotte - has played his way out of prospect status with two straight horrible seasons in '12 and '13
  • Carlos Sanchez is also hitting well, but projects as more of a utility infielder.

There's even questions already about whether Anderson has the arm to stick at SS.
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Last edited by MisterB; 06-02-2014 at 11:32 PM. Reason: Retracted Statement
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