Comments on: Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Shortstop http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:47:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Vince Riedy http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html#comment-9517 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 03:54:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20513#comment-9517 Due to his strong defense and reasonable priced option Cedeno should be retained with Ciriaco as the backup middle infielder. If Cedeno loses focus or whatever causes his up and down play Ciriaco could step in and be evaluated at the major league level while Mercer and d’Arnaudcan continue to develop.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html#comment-9516 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 02:15:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20513#comment-9516 Would their really be a difference in Wins if we keep Cedeno?  Maybe, but not buy much. 

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html#comment-9514 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:30:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20513#comment-9514 Maybe they were still evaluating Wood? Just a thought.

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By: Robert Lee http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html#comment-9512 Tue, 11 Oct 2011 21:05:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20513#comment-9512 I don’t see much evidence that “d’Arnaud has better defense at the shortstop position.” While I know minor league defensive stats are even worse than ML, Mercer shows up with a better fielding percentage, range factor, and defensive runs rating at shortstop. Nor have I heard much scouting buzz to this effect. What have I missed?

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By: Bob http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/pittsburgh-pirates-2011-position-recap-shortstop.html#comment-9509 Tue, 11 Oct 2011 20:13:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20513#comment-9509 If we didn’t plan on keeping Wood why give him AB’s over Ciriaco late in season?  Another senseless move by our FO, anyone surprised?

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