Baseball Prospectus | Articles | Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays

They want Chipper to move back to the outfield in favor of Marte, partly because they say Chipper’s a bad defensive third baseman, but he wasn’t last year. He was mediocre. Sure, Marte will probably be better, and would almost certainly outhit Brian Jordan, but the fact is that Chipper got hurt playing the outfield and his hitting declined out there as well.