Making sense of Beckham Deal

Angels
The move to acquire Gordon Beckhman has baffled many - including myself.  Jerry Dipoto was interviewed about Beckham to which he responded that he can play second, third and has a history of playing short stop.  Oh - and he can hit left handed pitching.  Dipoto mentioned Beckhman would be good down the stretch for the Angels and that Kendrick wasn't going anywhere. I think this is a lot less baffling if you don't have a Grant Green about to rejoin the team in 3 days.  Or will he before September call ups?  Green, who is set to begin a rehab stint in Salt Lake tonight has better numbers than Beckham in pretty much every category. AB AVG OBP SLG OPS v. Right v. Left OPS Right OPS Left Green…
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Angels acquire Beckham

Angels
Nope.  Not that Beckham.  Unlike his namesake, Gordon Beckham formerly of the White Sox, is nowhere near the top of his game. For some reason, Dipito though he should pick up a mediocre middle infielder who will only hit against lefties.  Beckham has a less than impressive .221/.263/.336 slashline. Oh but wait!  He has an .803 OPS against lefties.  Last I checked, Grant Green had a .313/.321/.401 and an .858 OPS against lefties and does just fine in the middle infield. One day after Richards went down, this is a baffling move for sure.
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