Found August 04, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
(via TurnersTwist.com) I am glad to see Mike Matheny using Daniel Descalso at short today. In fact, I think it is time to use him and another player (I will tell you who in a minute) even more often. Pete Kozma just doesn’t cut it. I am tired of hearing that Kozma’s defense is why we continue to have to watch in agony every plate appearance. Quite frankly, his defense is good but not the best. Currently Kozma’s dWAR is 1.0. But in my opinion that does not out weight his oWAR of -.4.  Even though Kozma is young I don’t see his hitting improving. He has never been able to hit. In the 6 seasons he spent in the minors his career average is .236. His highest season average was back in 2008 when he was playing at low and high A levels. He hit a whopping .258 that year. Currently, Kozma’s overall WAR is 0.1 meaning he is barely better than the average replacement. Matheny’s option on the big club is Descalso. He is an upgrade offensively hitting… To continue reading the article at Turners
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