Matt Carpenter, Cards reach 2-year extension

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Re: Matt Carpenter, Cards reach 2-year extension

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cardsfantx wrote:
June 11 21, 8:55 am
I’ll take Sosa at 2b and edman in RF.

Leave carp as a bench bat.
Sosa over the last two weeks is .200/.250/.267. Edman in RF is already a defensive hit (he has been pretty awful). You are basically weighing Marp's offensive advantage over Sosa's defensive advantage at 2B. Small sample size, but Marp hasn't been bad at 2B this year. Sosa of course has been really good at SS (only 2.2 innings at 2B thus far).

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Popeye_Card wrote:
June 11 21, 9:58 am
cardsfantx wrote:
June 11 21, 8:55 am
I’ll take Sosa at 2b and edman in RF.

Leave carp as a bench bat.
Sosa over the last two weeks is .200/.250/.267. Edman in RF is already a defensive hit (he has been pretty awful). You are basically weighing Marp's offensive advantage over Sosa's defensive advantage at 2B. Small sample size, but Marp hasn't been bad at 2B this year. Sosa of course has been really good at SS (only 2.2 innings at 2B thus far).
Marp has been terrible at 2B. Part of the reason he's mustered barely any WAR even given offensive surge lately.

-5 DRS.

He's had how many non turns on double play balls now?

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I thought we still preferred UZR/150, where Marp is at -1.5 at 2B thus far. 0.0 contribution to his fWAR.

His piddly WAR total is currently driven by limited playing time, and an awful April.

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There’s no use in breaking it down. This contract was pitiful and Marp matches that to a T. He is a useless option which, personally, I’d release. This team has too much dead weight starting with him.

It’s just amazing how this team is being ran right now. No accountability, and DeWitt just wants more of it.

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Re: Matt Carpenter, Cards reach 2-year extension

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Popeye_Card wrote:
June 11 21, 9:58 am
cardsfantx wrote:
June 11 21, 8:55 am
I’ll take Sosa at 2b and edman in RF.

Leave carp as a bench bat.
Sosa over the last two weeks is .200/.250/.267. Edman in RF is already a defensive hit (he has been pretty awful). You are basically weighing Marp's offensive advantage over Sosa's defensive advantage at 2B. Small sample size, but Marp hasn't been bad at 2B this year. Sosa of course has been really good at SS (only 2.2 innings at 2B thus far).
Okay so no, Marp has been awful at second. He’s awful period.

Edman needs to be left at second base before we get him hurt playing in right. We cannot afford to lose him. Marp needs to be designated to forced retirement.

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