Originally Posted by TheVulture
How do you figure he's a poor fielder? From what I've read he's solid at all the IF positions and more than solid at third, though I have to admit I haven't seen much of his play.
Just going by what I read. He plays 3 positions, but isn't good at any. I do agree that he's the type of hitter the team can use. 3 years is just excessive. Apparently they approached Chavez, but he didn't want to play here. Which makes me dislike the deal less.