Ryan Raburn was downright terrible in 2008. Look it up, he was. That being said, as bad as he was in 2008, he was terrific in 2009. The 28-year-old Raburn set several career highs for the club last season and continued to be a valuable defensive player due to his versatility. With all of that being said, what kind of player will Raburn be in 2010? As the roster stands right now, Raburn should get some extra at-bats in 2010. He is not a great defensive player, but heÆs probably currently the teamÆs best option in left field. Carlos Guillen, if healthy, should still outhit Raburn next year, but Raburn is a bit smoother on his feet in the outfield. Raburn slugged 16 homers last season in only 261 at-bats. If you make him a full-time player and assume he goes deep at about the same rate, Rab ...
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