It wasnÆt a matter of if, but more when. Some expected this last off-season and most expected it this off-season. Mark Teahen is officially no longer a Royal, now a rival as a part of the White Sox. Some may not be happy Teahen is gone because he was a valuable player, but TeahenÆs impact will still be felt in numerous ways.
The Royals got two players in return for Teahen: Josh Fields and Chris Getz. Fields, who will be 28 next year, was once a top prospect in the White Sox farm system and is only two years removed from a 23 HR rookie season. He is listed as a 3B, but has seen time at 1B and LF. Though he has some pop, heÆs not the best hitter as far as average goes. His career batting average is .229 with an on-base percentage of .302. His defense is average at third, posting a ...
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Article written by Ben Cook