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Saturday, October 22, 2005

Potential Free Agent Center Fielders

Some more Fielding stats:

I tried to keep the list to only players who played a reasonable number of games in Center this year, but let slide those who had a Rate in line with their career average.

Lance: Damn... these guys are all hopeless with the bat, or unable to really play CF, or throw like a girl (see Damon, Johnny). Sigh....

If the Padres plan to look to the free agent market for a Center Fielder, I hope they try to sign Lofton.


Blogger Geoff said...

My understanding is that Lofton's defense has slipped a bit in recent years. I can't shake the feeling that he'd be every bit as frustrating to watch out there as Roberts has been.

I guess if he came cheaply, but I wouldn't want to see the Pads spend more than what Roberts made this year.

3:27 PM, October 21, 2005  
Blogger Lance Richardson said...

Richard, if you'd kept the list to players who can actually play CF (especially in Petco), it would have been a much shorter list.

10:30 PM, October 21, 2005  
Blogger Yankees Chick said...

Hey - - I am from SD and am a huge baseball fan....I read your blog quite a bit and love it! I actually linked to you on my blog http://yankeeschick.blogspot.com/ - -although I am a Yankees Chick, I am also a baseball fan all around :)

10:46 PM, October 22, 2005  
Blogger Lance Richardson said...

Damn, Richard, I think we're gonna have to link to her blog. It's not as if she's a Dodger fan, after all.

7:26 PM, October 24, 2005  
Blogger Richard B. Wade said...

I'm pretty sure we are linking to it.

9:29 PM, October 24, 2005  

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