Filling the Void: Kendry Morales
The dust has settled, the pain feels fresh. When I wake up in the morning to check my lineups I must tell myself to get past the loss of Kendry Morales. Staring at the First base position he left empty for the foreseeable future reminds me of one thing , that replacements are very readily available. There is truly no time to mourn it being 2 full months into the season. To fill the gap left behind 100% may be an unreasonable request. The good news, quality hot bats at first base are plentiful. Let’s take a look who you should pick up to take a little bit of the sting away.
2009: 86 Runs - 34 HRs – 108 Rbis - .306 AVG (566 Abs)
2010: 29 Runs – 11 HRs – 39 Rbis - .290 AVG (193 Abs)
Replacements (All First Basemen/2010)
(Runs-HR-RBIs-AVG) (At Bats)
Troy Glaus ATL
27- 9-40-.277 (177ABs)
Aubrey Huff SF
26 -6-23-.297 (175ABs)
Luke Scott BAL
Ike Davis NYM
Daric Barton OAK
25-4-22-.280 (186Abs) (15th in MLB for Hits, & 25th in Runs, by a 1st Basemen)
If they are ALL gone don’t be afraid to pick up Jose Lopez SEA. Contrary to some feedback I’ve received he is a good hitter for his position versatility (1st, 2nd, & 3rd). At the prime age of 26 with 7 seasons of MLB experience, the next 3 years should be very productive for the young now 3rd basemen. Plus if you look at his last week he is really heating up. (10 for 23 with 7 Runs - 2 HR - 4RBI – batting .435).
If you were a Morales owner, who did you pick up?
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