Found February 20, 2013 on
World Series Dreaming:
“Tom (Downers Grove)
People are downplaying the importance of Navarro coming here and backing up Castillo. Am I the only one who thinks Navarro was a great pick up and could play his way into starting?
No, you’re not–I’m convinced of the same possible result. During his media session on Monday, Cubs’ starter Matt Garza went on and on about Navarro’s skills as a catcher. At 28, he is hardly just a backup at this point of his career.”
Just over a week ago I found this comment in Levine’s shortened chat session on February 12th. The comment caught me by surprise because Dioner Navarro has not been a starter since 2009, and last year was the first time his OPS was above .600 since 2008. Welington Castillo is far from the second coming of Buster Posey, but the numbers Navarro has put up should not be hard to eclipse.
To be perfectly honest I have never read Bruce Levine for his analysis on baseball decisions...
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