Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 7/17/13
Some Philadelphia Phillies fans thought that the team should have kept outfielder Juan Pierre. With Ben Revere out 6-8 weeks after surgery on his foot, bringing Pierre back makes sense. Pierre can be acquired on the cheap, can leadoff and set the table for the Phillies, and will give the team a great fourth outfielder when Revere returns. The 35 year old left hander is only hitting .241 in 2013 with a .284 OBP but he is a seasoned veteran that can get the job done. Put Pierre back in the Phillies lineup and expect that average to climb while he would give the team a legitimate leadoff threat. He also is a quality clubhouse guy that knows how to win. For the Phillies, trading for Pierre makes complete sense. He would come cheap, give the Phillies a solid fill in for Ben Revere, and brings a quality guy to the clubhouse who would make for a great fourth outfielder. Discuss this and more on Philadelphia’s best sports talk radio station MTR Radio. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and call
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