Wednesday, November 25, 2009
The Phils reportedly are likely to finalize a deal with Juan Castro by the end of next week. Juan is going to be the replacement for Eric Bruntlett. I like this move because he is a much better player than Bruntlett with better speed and more versatility. He can play second, short, third, and outfield if needed. He also gets on base more, and provided he accepts the role as a bench player, he will be a great asset to have on the bench. Something that the Phils somewhat lacked in 2009Buster Olney posted in his blog that "the Phillies have reached a point where free agents really want to play for them, because they have a reputation for excellence in their clubhouse, as well in the standings." Hopefully this will be a good sign to come for the Phils in the free agent market.
Posted by Sec202 at 11:03 AM