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December 4, 2013

Transaction Analysis

Gentry Landed

by Ben Lindbergh and Nick J. Faleris



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Acquired OF-R Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom for OF-R Michael Choice and A-ball 2B-R Chris Bostick. [12/3]
Acquired RHP Luke Gregerson for OF-L Seth Smith. [12/3]

Every so often, a bench player excels to such an extent in a part-time role that he transitions to starting, like a sitcom character who gets his own spinoff. Blocked by Charles Johnson when he first made the majors, Gregg Zaun became the Practically Perfect Backup Catcher, occasionally crossing over to first-string status as the opportunity arose. Craig Gentry is the contemporary equivalent—the Practically Perfect Fourth Outfielder, and maybe a little more.

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