I don’t disagree with that at all, the reason I don’t understand this decision is because as has been mentioned you could get a better catcher than Severino for less money, but mainly, on defense, which is really what we need from catcher at the moment, neither of our catchers is worthwhile. Neither of them calls a good game neither of them frames very well, neither has what it needs to help the pitching. On offense, they each have major issues. I Personally would’ve gotten rid of Sisco long time ago, but I understand why he’s still here. But then why keep Severino? It doesn’t seem to make sense.
The main thing is to help the pitching and neither of them does that.
Sure but that doesn’t mean you don’t play him everyday to make sure the light bulb doesn’t turn on. He would hardly be the first player to take some time to get going and given how they have handled him and given him inconsistent at bats, it’s not surprising he has struggled.
They don’t care about winning anyway, so play the young guy and see if he start to hit like he did for his pro career.
“Eddie Rosario is a good enough player to have his flaws scrutinized. He doesn’t reach base enough and he doesn’t add much outside of his pop. But that power has been consistent, and it makes him an above-average performer. Some within the game even believe that his production isn’t that far off from his projected salary. However, the Twins have Alex Kirilloff waiting in the wings. He’ll be paid near the league minimum. Meanwhile, Rosario will cost nearly $10 million. That’s a decent chunk of change for a team that could throw that money toward their pitching needs. Barring a surprise trade, Rosario is a good bet to enter the free agent pool.”