San Diego Padres: Coco Crisp Would Be a Great Signing

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Daniel Gettinger in MLB
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This article originally appeared on Friar Forecast There are someárumblings that the Padres are talking with Coco Crisp about a one-year deal worth between $3MM and $4MM. This just makes too much sense. Crisp is a decent player, appears to want to play for the Padres, would come cheap and be signed for only one year, and significantly upgrades the PadresÆ outfield. Last year Crisp missed the bulk of the season with a torn Labrum. However, in just 49 games, he amassed a WAR of 1.2. áConsistent with his career numbers, Crisp was about average offensively but played good defense at a premium position (CF). Although it is always difficult to project how a player will return from injury, there are no indications that Crisp will have any serious issues. Recovery from Labrum surgery typically ...

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