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For those members from last year.....Riley traded to Rangers

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Postby Madison » Fri Apr 01, 2005 2:49 am

slomo007 wrote:Mad, do you really think the Rangers could have gotten more for Nivar? IMO, he was practically worthless anyways. Better than trading him for a washed up veteran, at least Riley does have upside.


Nivar's 25 years old and has put up numbers of:

.302 with 16 home runs and 30 steals in 868 at bats between AA and AAA. Not great, but not exactly worthless either. Say a leadoff hitter with 10-15 home runs, 30+ steals and a .290 average or so in a year or two. That's not too terrible. He'd be even better if he learned to take a walk. At 25, he's got quite a bit left to learn. Shame we gave up on him so easily, and for so little in return though.

Bottomline, Yes, I do believe we could have done better than Riley for him. :-/
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