Re: Scuturo is garbage
posted at 7/26/2011 5:12 AM EDT
In Response to Scuturo is garbage
[QUOTE]For a year and a half now, I've heard this guy mentioned so many times as "solid." What many call solid, I call mediocre. I don't have any stats handy, but this guy seems pretty weak both in the field and at the dish. Okay... I guess he plays hard and is a "consummate professional", which implies that he wouldn't be missing a huge sign that could possibly win the game for us. Then gets thrown out by a mile at second on the following pitch. Jeter's over the hil, but can you see him doing that? I don't know if his errors are above or below average, but the guy almost never makes the tough plays. I can't prove that with statistics, but I watch a lot of games and if it's a tough play that could turn into a highlight, better believe he won't make it. Good thing he has that pathetic offensive line to go with that weak a$s glove. This guy is the definition of mediocrity.
Posted by tombirner[/QUOTE]
Scutaro is but one of a number of Theo's bust short stops, Renteria, Lugo, Cabrera , he was great for some reason Theo didn't see any value in Orlando, trading Hanley Ramirez, the touted five tool player, yes I know they got Beckett but that happened while Theo was in the Gorilla suit and Jed Hoyer actually made that deal.
Scutaro isn't that bad, he missed a sign, crap happens, he is a decent player , his range is limited but he has good hands, and he hits .280 which isn't bad. There are a lot of teams who would love to have Scutaro.
Where's iglesias? He the reincarnation of Ozzie Smith. Of that's right he can't hit, or hasn't yet at least. So what do they do next year for Short Stop? Lowrie, he of the professionel DL or Scutaro , my money says they resign Scutaro.