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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Angels newest Shortstop?

Angels
I was literally JUST talking about Grant Green a few days ago and how the Angels seem to think he can't play shortstop.  On the Angels Depth chart, he's NOW listed as short stop, but was not previously.  As we now know, yesterday was Green's first big league start at short stop, AND he hit the game winning single. This is a great development for the Halos since Aybar can't play every game at short stop, and the previous Aybar backup has left something to be desired (yes I'm looking at you John McDonald). McDonald has been a mess at the plate since sporting a .357 average in April.  His monthly average was .176 in May, .100 in June, and a dismal .077 in July.  With 54 at bats on…
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