Originally Posted by mahagga73
Some people just aren't gonna get it. This season should have left no doubt the value of a top notch fielding combo up the middle. I would venture to say the pathetic play of Beckham's replacement's has cost the Sox a minimum of 3 to 4 games. Beckham's makes up any batting deficiencies with the glove.
If he played SS, I'd agree. You just can't have 2 offensive holes in the MIF. Ramirez is a much better defender than Beckham, so he wins. Also his position is much harder to fill.