This may be best reserved for a different thread but throughout the season besides his going first to third like its nothing and making stellar plays in left, is he really worth the 4/52.5 we gave him? He hits 8th, with very little to no pop, sits against 75% of lefties and most likely won't hit over 275. Yeah he should steal 30-40 bases this year but still that doesn't justify the contract he got. I'm aware that's close to what he would get on the open market but looking at our payroll commitments.. I'm still in doubt. I love Gardy as much as the next guy but that money seems as if it could have been better spent next year on the likes of JJ Hardy or someone else especially with Almonte impressing in AAA.
Then again maybe it's all about producing runs and causing havoc. Which he certainly does do.