Rookie Todd Frazier replaced Rolen and has played very well. Offensively, he his batting .263 with seven home runs and 22 RBI. His .541 slugging percentage is second on the club
Defensively, he has played well, committing only three errors in 37 games. Rolen, a Gold Glove third baseman, has committed three errors in 30 games.
Mark Sheldon of MLB.com quoted Reds manager Dusty Baker in an article about Rolen's return:
"'I told him he is icing on the cake here,' Baker said. 'He brings great defense, clutch hitting, leadership and great base running. Let's face it, nobody on the filed has achieved the quality he has achieved over such a long period of ...
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