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Since he has begun to play almost every day, Amezaga has shown that he has the ability to get on base in a number of ways and then steal bases once he is on. He has played especially well on this current trip. As Tommy notes every night, he is hitting around .300 when he leads off. Alfredo could be another potential baserunner for miggy, jake, and hammer rather than being wasted at 8. I understand that the 8 spot is tough with the pitcher following but moving Fredo up would make the lineup much deeper. He is also speedier than Uggla whose strong bat could be moved to more of a true RBI spot. I don't know whether I like miggy batting 3rd or 4th more. Either way he'll be his spectacular self, but the person hitting in front of him will benefit greatly if he hits 4th (like when Jake started hitting 3rd last year and went on his tear). I'm thinking of lineups like these.

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Miggy

Jake

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Jake

Miggy

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Thoughts???

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Others won't like this but at this point in his career I would either hit Hermida 8th where his eye will pay off huge in OBP, or 2nd where he actually has protection in the lineup.

 

 

Say whatever you want but Hermida has shown his potential in small spurts this season.

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Since he has begun to play almost every day, Amezaga has shown that he has the ability to get on base in a number of ways and then steal bases once he is on. He has played especially well on this current trip. As Tommy notes every night, he is hitting around .300 when he leads off. Alfredo could be another potential baserunner for miggy, jake, and hammer rather than being wasted at 8. I understand that the 8 spot is tough with the pitcher following but moving Fredo up would make the lineup much deeper. He is also speedier than Uggla whose strong bat could be moved to more of a true RBI spot. I don't know whether I like miggy batting 3rd or 4th more. Either way he'll be his spectacular self, but the person hitting in front of him will benefit greatly if he hits 4th (like when Jake started hitting 3rd last year and went on his tear). I'm thinking of lineups like these.

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Miggy

Jake

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Jake

Miggy

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Thoughts???

 

I like the idea of Fredo in the 2-spot. :thumbup

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Since he has begun to play almost every day, Amezaga has shown that he has the ability to get on base in a number of ways and then steal bases once he is on. He has played especially well on this current trip. As Tommy notes every night, he is hitting around .300 when he leads off. Alfredo could be another potential baserunner for miggy, jake, and hammer rather than being wasted at 8. I understand that the 8 spot is tough with the pitcher following but moving Fredo up would make the lineup much deeper. He is also speedier than Uggla whose strong bat could be moved to more of a true RBI spot. I don't know whether I like miggy batting 3rd or 4th more. Either way he'll be his spectacular self, but the person hitting in front of him will benefit greatly if he hits 4th (like when Jake started hitting 3rd last year and went on his tear). I'm thinking of lineups like these.

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Miggy

Jake

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Jake

Miggy

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Thoughts???

Jacobs third? No thanks.

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Since he has begun to play almost every day, Amezaga has shown that he has the ability to get on base in a number of ways and then steal bases once he is on. He has played especially well on this current trip. As Tommy notes every night, he is hitting around .300 when he leads off. Alfredo could be another potential baserunner for miggy, jake, and hammer rather than being wasted at 8. I understand that the 8 spot is tough with the pitcher following but moving Fredo up would make the lineup much deeper. He is also speedier than Uggla whose strong bat could be moved to more of a true RBI spot. I don't know whether I like miggy batting 3rd or 4th more. Either way he'll be his spectacular self, but the person hitting in front of him will benefit greatly if he hits 4th (like when Jake started hitting 3rd last year and went on his tear). I'm thinking of lineups like these.

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Miggy

Jake

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Hanley

Alfredo

Jake

Miggy

Uggla

Hammer

Hermida

Olivo

P

 

Thoughts???

 

i said this same thing about a week and a half ago.

 

i say they give it a try...

 

kinda pierre-castillo-like except with some power at the leadoff spot.

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