Originally posted on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 10/19/12
I am a wannabe GM, so here goes...2013 is going to be a transition year at many positions on the diamond for the Phillies, but I believe the solution for 3rd base is an easy and inexpensive one.  Sure, fans are going to say, "Trade for David Wright or Chase Headley."  Ha, keep dreaming.  Let's go with something we already have, plus a reinforcement.  Kevin Frandsen and Eric Chavez.  Combined salary of roughly $4M.Frandsen did a tremendous job for the Phillies over the final couple months of the season, with Polly banged up and nobody else capable of both fielding and hitting at 3rd base.  He hit .338/.834 playing in 55 games.  Although his defense is not stellar, he did have a positive DWAR (0.3).  He is 30 years old (will be 31 at the end of May) and is a right-handed batter that hits lefties better than righties.  His career split versus southpaws is .282/.748 with only 14 K in 263 plate appearances.  Estimated 2013 salary- $700K.Chavez is known for his quality defense, although t...
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