RedSoxNation04 wrote: DaSh 1s wrote:
OneLoveBoomer wrote:Quentin may be feeling good now, but I doubt he stays that way. And I'm a Sox fan -- just saying.
If they field LF - Pierre/CF - Jones/RF- Rios/DH Quentin
He certainly will be able to better preserve his health. I am expecting big things from Quentin. He is saying he is feeling fine, pissed he didn't sign a extension, and wont have to play the field.
The only thing Andruw Jones is worth anymore is his stellar defense in the OF
Well, in the article you quoted, he mentions playing right field this season, his more natural position. So, for now, I would expect the outfield to be Pierre, Rios and Quentin, left to right with Jones the DH. Of course, this also allows the Sox to rotate them as often or as little as they like depending on hot and cold streaks, injuries, etc.
Carlos Quentin hasn't played RF since 2007
Despite not playing the position for three years
, he missed 65 days due to a foot injury in 2009
Now we compile that with Andruw Jones, last 5 years of UZR/150 +24.9, +.2, +22.2, +13.1, +34.7, and his career UZR/150 for CF +22.9
and then Add in Alex Rios career RF UZR/150 13.1
Now if we put all this logic, stats, sense, and reasoning into one big boiling cauldron, it will allow me to say with confidence
, no your not correct. Andruw Jones isn't the primary DH, and Quentin isn't going to be the starting RF, and by a long shot.
Ozzie is preaching DH by committe, but with a everyday immovable LF (Pierre), Two true CF/RF and a injury plagued bad defender, its pretty easy to see what the Sox are going to do. Unless you think they are going to rotate Nix, and Kotsay into everyday DH roles..
And yes, MasterX, research is your best friend