>Off season trading has begun in my league and I have an
>interesting deep reserve offer. Essentially its getting
>roberto Petagine for Shannon Stewart. Stewart is supposed
>to get a shot at Devo's vacant centerfield position, and if
>he wins it he'll get a ton of steals. However he didn't
>really shine in his September call-up. Roberto should have
>been a worldbeater this year but flopped miserably. What
>are his chances of winning the starting job next year given
>that Livingstone had the job for the final month of the season?
Diego doesn't look like they're going to give him a chance.
With Williams hurt most of the year, they let Scott Livingstone
play a very sub-par offensive 1B rather than even let Petagine
get a shot. Stupid of them, IMO, but if they don't play him,
you don't get the benefit of how good he is.
BTW, he didn't flop. It's tough to get into a groove when all
you do is pinch hit four times/week. Given a real chance, he
should shine. Will he get that chance? That's the real