In one of our daily email correspondences, Steve brought up the idea of signing Torii Hunter, and he, Moshe, and Mike E. were discussing the pros and cons. Out of no where, Dom brought up the idea of recent World
Series winner Angel Pagan as an option. Admittedly, I had no idea he was even a free agent and his name would certainly get lost in conversations about higher profile outfielders like Josh Hamilton, Nick Swisher, B.J. Upton, and Torii Hunter. After a quick glance at some of the particulars, I like Pagan a lot more than I thought I would.
At first look, Pagan appears to be no great shakes. His career batting line is .281/.333/.424, which is certainly not winning him any awards or putting him on a track for Cooperstown. He’s not very powerful, sporting a middling .143 Iso and doesn’t draw a ton of walks (7.4 career BB%) Pagan’s career wOBA is .329, good for a wRC+ of 104.… Click here to read the rest