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Old 02-13-2013, 01:12 PM
TheVulture TheVulture is offline
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Originally Posted by CoopaLoop View Post
Why do they need one?

Flowers is going to (as he should) get a full season's worth of at bats if he's good, bad or terrible.
A full season at the catcher position still typically allows 30-40 starts for the backup at the most important position on the field. IMO, the backup catcher is the most important player on the bench. In the event of injury, catcher is probably the hardest player to replace as well. Maybe Gimenez is better than a Barajas type though, I doubt any of us has enough information on him to ascertain.
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