J.P. in the middle - Stephen Dunn
Give us your guess on J.P. Arencibia's 2013 stats.
His defense is ok, seemed to be getting better, he does seem to work at it. He threw out 29% of base stealers, up from 24% in 2011. I'll admit that I was looking forward to seeing Travis d'Arnaud, but we could do worse than J.P. I don't know if I am curious about how he would do catching R.A. Dickey. But then I want us to win. I think giving him a day off every five is a good idea anyway..
Bill James has him hitting .232/.278/.451, with 22 home runs and 67 RBI in 116 games. I'll guess 125 games, 25 home runs, 70 RBI, .240/.280/.450.