(In Photo: Slade Heathcott)
According to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger, he says that Girardi isn't too keen on having Tyler Heathcott or Tyler Austin compete for the now opening in the outfield since Curtis Granderson got plunked on the forearm... read McCullough HERE.
We have Juan Rivera and Matt Diaz. This is a good scenario for those guys because now we'll see their worth. Ladies and Gentlemen, this isn't a bad problem. Believe it or not, having Granderson out will provide us with some data... data that will allow us to analyze who the better outfielder would be and a good bench option in a pinch later on.
(In Photo: Russ Canzler)
Now, and this is after the fact, but having a guy like Russ Canzler right now would have been a great thing. Having a guy like Chris Dickerson here right now would be a great thing... but we don't. We'll just have to see what happens. But all indications are there will be no "competition" for that outfield spot between Heathcott and Austin. That is all.
(In Photo: Chris Dickerson)
Oh, and we'll have a more extended piece about the "what if" and Chris Dickerson on BYB soon... look for it. He has always been a fan favorite who is now a member of the Baltimore Orioles.
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