The knee issue has been addressed. How many times does this need to be said. Even the physical therapist on the boards chimes in every time you all bring up the chondromalacia.
Synester, don't you think Cesar Hernandez is ahead of Galvis on the 2B depth chart?
The team also needs at least some players with elite potential if they want any shot at making the postseason. Replacing Utley with Galvis just makes it substantially less likely that the Phillies can contend. If you draw up the myriad ways the Phillies can possibly compete, Utley would feature prominently in a vast vast majority of them.
If you move him to 1B, he goes from being a borderline elite player to an average player and there is still no scientific reason to expect him to be healthier. I'm unaware of a single piece of creditable research showing that playing 1B actually reduces a player's injury risk.
Last edited by The A Team; 08-08-2013 at 05:42 AM.
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