I've been very focused on Eaton as a trade target, but I have come to the realization that since the D-Backs have designated him their starting CF for 2013, it is very unlikely that Towers will move him. As a fallback position I was leaning toward A.J. Pollock, but considering Parra, I am now firmly on the fence.
Originally Posted by bogdan
Parra has 4 solid years of MLB experience, something that makes him considerably less risky. But that also means he is under team control only through 2015 while Pollock would be here at least through 2018. They're very similar offensively and defensively - not much power, gap to gap hitters, lots of speed, both would fit in the leadoff spot. Pollock hits righty, which would be nice in the Mets somewhat lefty heavy lineup. But that shouldn't be the deciding factor.
I guess the bottom line is, I'd be ecstatic to get either one in a deal with Arizona.
Former B'klyn Dodger fan. Mets Maniac since 1962.