Garrett Jones < John Jaso
Not overly interested in spending too much time talking about this, but just for fun, here’s a few charts for you to look at.
During their careers, John Jaso has been a better hitter than Garret Jones.
Here, you see why. Jaso’s high walk/low strikeout combination offsets the difference in power.
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And, finally, the vitals. Jaso is younger, cheaper, and under team control for one more year.
Oh yeah – he can also catch. The idea of swapping John Jaso for Garrett Jones is so ridiculous on its face that you should just reject it out of hand. The idea of throwing in additional value to make the Jaso/Jones swap is beyond laughable. There’s no reason to think that this was ever seriously discussed.