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12-06-2012, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Snotbubbles View Post
Not to mention Young can play 2b if Utley has knee issues again. This will allow the Phils to keep Galvis in AAA and work on his bat rather then ride the pine in the bigs.
The guy can't even play 3B and you want him at 2B?

Originally Posted by flyguy View Post
Jimmy needs to be traded. Especially if we get Young.
A trade for the worst defensive 3B in the league neccessitates trading away a gold glove caliber SS? If anything, the exact opposite of this statement is true.

Originally Posted by Snotbubbles View Post
Yeah, infield fly type power.
Good thing he had a 66.9% GB rate last year... the highest rate EVER* statistically recorded by a batter in a full season.

*Note: This stat has only been recorded since 2002

Originally Posted by Hockeypete49 View Post
The kid can play and has a very good eye at the plate.
Hm... I am okay with the deal (mostly because I don't think Worley+May is a big loss), but let's not be disingenuous here. During his first 3 years in the league he has only drawn 57 BBs in 1064 ABs... roughly one walk every 20 ABs... also roughly 1 walk every 4-5 games. His eye is not good.

Honestly... the Phillies could have theoretically let Gillies come up and hit a .600 OPS (compared to a likely .650-.700 for Revere) for arguably better defense than Revere for the same price, so in alot of ways the deal doesn't make a ton of sense, imo.

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