Found November 30, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
by: Parker Perry Staff Writer Time is ticking down at an incredibly fast pace for the Cincinnati Reds in their pursuit for a replacement for Drew Stubbs. B.J. Upton has signed with the Atlanta Braves, Denard Span is also playing in the National League East with the Washington Nationals, and MLB Trade Rumors is reporting that the Colorado Rockies are no where close to moving Dexter Flower--a price that will likely only rise now that supply has fallen. Cincinnati could decide to sit back and go with what they have. Chris Heisey could platoon with a struggling Stubbs, and have a chance to take the starting position all together. However, neither candidate are in a position to be a good leadoff hitter, something the Reds lacked in 2012. Heisey’s on-base percentage last season was an unimpressive .315, a mark that when compared to Stubbs’ .277 all of a sudden does not look too bad. However, it still is. It should not be forgotten that Re...
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