Friday, February 12, 2016

Is Jim Thome a good alternative at first base?

READER POLL

Is Jim Thome a good alternative at first base until Ryan Howard returns from his Achilles tendon injury?

Yes. Thome can still get the job in the field and at bat as long as he gets a break now and then.
 
  235 (24.1%)
No. He’s too old to be a regular.
 
  153 (15.7%)
The best plan would be to platoon him with one or two other first basemen.
 
  586 (60.2%)
Total votes = 974
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