Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Could Jeter's days as a shortstop be numbered? Voted Most Over-rated Player by Sports Illustrated last week, Jeter's numbers have been down from year's past. His .279 batting average is not commensurate with his distinction as the highest paid shortstop in the game. While this may seem far fetched, if there was any team in the league that could compensate for Jeter's lack of power as a first basemen it would be they Yankees. This is not to say this move should be made immediately, but as Jeter's defense grows worse it would be wise to keep his leadership and presence on the team. Jeter has shown time and again what a great athlete he is so a transition to first wouldn't seem to be too difficult. Just some more food for thought. Also, I apologize for the lack of posts lately. I've had some personal things I've had to deal with the past few days and will be back to posting regularly.