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Off-season madness the 2nd: Jays get Reyes, Johnson, Buehrle, Bonifacio
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11-12-2012, 06:34 PM
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Asdurbal Cabrera is one of the worst defensive short stops in baseball. He really needs to change positions. Obviously nobody should be expecting a Brendan Ryan, but is even replacement level defense enough to ask for?
Jays becomes a worse team with him at a SS instead of Escobar, IMO. Middle infield defense is underrated.
If you have a poor pitching staff, you need your defense to help prevent runs.
This is one way of improving your pitching without actually improving your pitching.
The talk about JP being able to bring in a young pitcher sounds good. If it's possible, I am all for it. I don't rate JP at all, and consider him to be one of the worst catchers in baseball, actually. His numbers make that claim based in reality, too.
Especially when you consider that Romero and Alvarez are extreme ground ball pitchers.
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