LA Detective wrote:I have always been a Swisher fan but I think he is turning into a swing and miss guy at this point in his career. Take away about 20 points in average and he isnt that much better than Reynolds and certainly not better than MR at 1b..3 years ago I wanted him for sure but I think he now is a .250 25 HR guy with a high OBA. who would bat 6th or lower in our line up...We have those guys..
birdwatcher55 wrote:I think if Swisher's demands come back to earth
That would probably be defined as a ONE year contract.
Perhaps this is a fundamental difference in our philosophies, but I ALWAYS bias towards defense first.
birdwatcher55 wrote:He would never sign for one year.
Matt P wrote:Maybe I'm wrong but I'm assuming you think Swisher is a bad defender?
At this point I see see him as a fringe defender heading towards DH.
Matt P wrote:
Any reasons for that thought? I only watch the Yankees when they play the Orioles and he has always looked fine in RF. Looking up his UZR it seems like he is a pretty good defender.
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