Originally Posted by Ol' No. 2
Good question, but I don't think you can answer that without considering the rest of the team. If Podsednik and Iguchi produce like we all hope they will, then you might rather have Anderson. If one of them stumbles, then you might well wish you had Reed instead.
I agree there are many external factors which is why I was trying to keep my thoughts in a general sense as much as in how it applied to the Sox. But you're right, any move a GM makes is only as good as the performance of the other players around it.