Matt P wrote:He has the highest on base perecentage on the team and also has the most power. Just because he is a horrible defender and strikes out a lot does not mean he is worthless.
Matt P wrote:If he only occassionally takes a walk would you mind explaining to me how he has the highest OBP on the team even though his batting average is last on the team amongst players with 40+ games played?
A .340 OBP is nothing special at all. This team has terrible OBP issues that's why he has the top OBP on the team. He absolutely is worthlesss, his .323 WOBA is HORRENDOUS for a first baseman and he plays atrocious defense.
A good portion of his walks are direct results of getting deeper into counts because he swings and misses so much, not because he has good plate discipline...
Matt P wrote:In a perfect world Betemit and Reynolds would platoon at DH.
In a perfect world Reynolds and his way too high salary would not be on the team... One of the primary reasons he has good numbers against lefties would be his sky high .340 BABIP against them which I seriously doubt will be sustainable.