After a two-month hiatus, it’s way past time for a Roundtable! I reached out to friends in the blogosphere to answer the following questions:
Were you in favor of the David Wright extension?
What do you expect him to produce in 2013?
These people all do great work and their names are hyperlinked to their blogs so please go ahead and click on them to check out their real stuff.
Michael Geus – President of the Bob Heise fan club
My reasoning is as follows.
- Right now the fans do not trust the ownership at all. Letting Wright go would have amped up the negativity, and that cannot be afforded.
- Wright is the correct type of player to make a multi-year deal with. Hard working, dedicated, etc.
- He is a hitter, we need more hitters, not less
- He will be the same age at the end of this contract that Dickey is now. Signing Wright is consistent with building for 2014 and beyond.
For 2013 I expect totals that look similar to 2012, but with less dramatic swings between first half a...