Posted January 08, 2012 on
24-year old Gold Glove outfielder Gerardo Parra shifts to utility duty following the Arizona Diamondbacks' acquisition of Jason Kubel. Could Parra be the best fourth outfielder in all of baseball?
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Erubiel Durazo is from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Durazo acutally means power in the Spanish language, that’s a lie, but it should be. At one point Erubiel Durazo was our favorite left handed pinch hitter after Dave Hansen as we saw him drop bombs in Arizona and Oakland. In 1999 the first baseman signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He hit over 20+ homeruns and had a Ted...
Key Stats: Look past the 21 wins he accumulated in 2011. Instead look at a pitcher who is 27 years old, who not only post a career high in Wins, but decreased his BB/9 by over 1 and his ERA by almost a run from the previous year. He increased his K/9 and the percentage of ground balls he gave up. Not only did he also proceed to give up less fly balls, but his HR/FB ratio dropped...
When the D-backs signed free-agent outfielder Jason Kubel the natural question was what would it mean for incumbent left fielder Gerardo Parra.