Author Topic: The Worst Player in Baseball for 2010  (Read 943 times)

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Re: The Worst Player in Baseball for 2010
« Topic Start: October 23, 2010, 09:59:23 AM »
I think it captures a combination of stinkiness and playing time.  A guy like Nieves may stink more, in the platonic ideal sense of a bad player, but even Riggles was smart enough to limit his playing time so the archetype of stinkitude was not soil the dirt around home plate more than 158 PAs and less than 400 innings in the field.  Cox, OTOH, through senility or sentimentality, played the Melkman for 509 PAs and 1064 innings.  Clearly, Riggleman is sharper than Cox at this point.