Responding to backlash on Biggio

Rob responds to user e-mail on whether or not the Astros should sign Craig Biggio to a contract extension.

Originally Published: January 27, 2003
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

In last Friday's column, I unequivocally stated that Craig Biggio has never played center field, his new position with the Astros.

As many readers pointed out, this was a stupid thing for me to write, if only because evidence to the contrary can easily be found by anybody with access to the Internet (which, as you probably would guess, I've got). A simple check of Biggio's ESPN.com player card will tell us that Biggio played four games as a center fielder in 1989, 34 in 1990, and one in ...

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