Joining The Platoon: Castro Should Rack Up At-Bats Against Lefties
Article by Ted Berg
"But even with Easley in the lineup against portsiders, Delgado and Church present holes that, based on the current roster, cannot be filled. If Castro replaces Schneider, though, the Mets get back some of the offense they're losing at first base and right field. Darth Catcher (hat tip to Howard Megdal for the nickname) mashed lefties in limited at-bats in 2007, and, as with Easley, his .340 career OBP against southpaws makes him a big upgrade over anyone else in the bottom half of the Mets' lineup."