Re: The 2013 Sox and OPS
posted at 1/30/2013 11:20 PM EST
In response to jasko2248's comment:
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I do think Drew can have a breakout OPS year.
same here. the monster will surely help him out. moreso if he is a pull hitter. i don't think we'll have to worry about his offense. I'm just looking to see how he does defensively
He bats left.
It wouldn't be the end of the world to have Iglesias start against left-handers, and be available for late-inning defense.
Iglesias just turned 23 years old and they've already invested a significant amount of money into him. You can't possibly think they would make him a glorified platoon player/defensive replacement at this point in his career. The kid needs to play every day and there is no question that he will, whether it's in the Sox organization or somewhere else, although that's highly unlikely as he has enough people in the organization who think he'll eventually hit enough.
Ciriaco will likely start against "some" lefties, but Drew isn't the type of defender who will be pulled for defensive purposes late in games...
Yeah, like Buckener, they should leave him out there when a better option is available.
I do think if Iggy doesn't play everyday, he should stay in AAA, but it goes beyond that; I seriously doubt Ben will ever give him a chance to be the FT SS, so we might as well dump him.