I don't think Murphy is a great example because he didn't come up as a shortstop like Flores did, and that speaks to a certain level of athleticism that Murphy never had.
Originally Posted by Marty Mcfly
That said, i think your barometer of 1-2 years is a good one. I'd hold on to him for another two years. At that point, if they havent' crapped or gotten off the pot yet and found him a position, then they have to trade him.
It really shouldnt take 2-3 years but your point is well taken nonetheless.
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