St. Louis signed Kennedy yesterday 3yr/$10mil
Hmmmm... It seems that Kennedy was predictedd by many here and other sources a while back to possibly be coming to Chicago. Comparing the two, it sure seems like Kennedy would be a safer choice/more reliable choice here.
2003: .263/.316/.699/6HR/1 SB
2004: .239/.293/.613/3HR/1 SB
2005: .243/.325/.764/8HR/1 SB
2006: .296/.357/.813/13HR/ 4 SB
2002: .312/.345/.794/7HR/17 SB
2003: .269/.344/.743/13HR/22 SB
2004: .278/.351/.757/10HR/15 SB
2005: .300/.354/.724/2HR/19 SB
2006: .273/.334/.718/4HR/16 SB
Walks/K/Fielding percentage fairly close.
Kennedy's 30 / bats Left
DeRosa's 31 / bats Right
On paper it seems as though going after Kennedy would be a smarter, and more expected moveto make here. Cubs need a lefty hitter, he's quicker, established, and a little cheaper. Water under the bridge now, but did Hendry miss this one?