ntrdame316 wrote:Unless Gathright can steal first, hes not going to be a legitimate basestealer in this league. He does not get on base enough, maybe in a few years he'll pan out, but I dont think he will this year.
Hmmm...his minor league OBP:
2002 A .360
2003 A .406
2004 AA .399
Looks to me like he gets on base just fine. He only had 52 ABs in ML as a 22 year old rookie... So unless you have something else to back it up, looks like he doesn't have to 'steal' first to get some steals.