Regarding Story’s arm at shortstop…. Article in the Athletic-
It’s Story’s arm strength that’s at issue. According to Statcast, the 30-year-old Story threw at 79.1 mph in 2021 from shortstop
while with the Rockies
, 52nd of 58 shortstops with a minimum of 100 throws that season. He also missed time that year with elbow inflammation. Last year, upon moving to second base, Story’s average velocity on throws dipped to 76.1 mph, 61st among 70 qualified players.
By comparison, Bogaerts’ throws clocked in at 82.1 mph last season, 34th among shortstops, while fellow free agent shortstop Dansby Swanson averaged 79.2 mph on throws, 48th out of 50 shortstops
Somehow Swanson is a wizard at SS but Story is unplayable due to noodle arm. If Story has an elbow condition doesn’t that condition still exist at 2B? Play Story at SS and be done with it. Segura at 2B.