— A Timely Look at Transactions as They Happen
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Mariners - Signed Everett
Seattle Mariners - Signed OF Carl Everett to a 1-year contract.
Everett still has a role with a major league club in the right situation but this is one of the worst places for Cambrian Carl to be. Everett’s not the same player he used to be - his only real offensive contribution now is the home run. But now he’s moving from a park with a 3-year HR Factor in the 1.3s to one in the 0.9s and apparently, given a full-time job as a DH instead of a 4th-outfielder off the bench. It’s hard to see what the Mariners are getting out of this - I’d rather sign now-free agent Bucky Jacobsen back and hope he’s recovered fully from the knee problems that ruined his 2005 season. I’m sure the White Sox will acquire Everett back in August.
2006 ZiPS Projection - Carl Everett
AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB BA OBP SLG
453 49 107 19 2 17 67 42 85 4 .236 .311 .400
Posted: December 15, 2005 at 04:07 AM | 10 comment(s)
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