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Now I know this may sound like what the failed project the Phillies did a couple years ago but why not consider playing Dobbs more often at 3rd?...He's had a much better spring than Helms/Murphy/Boni combined...plus he would be another lefty bat in the line-up...the only real issue I see is that we would need to add another lefty bat on the bench but isnt that why we're letting Baker bat while his arm heals?...Thoughts?

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Dobbs is fine with the bat but he just isnt a standout offensively or defensively to be an everyday starter. He's good enough to make this team but his best use to us is likely off the bench. Especially being a lefty and with Helms' pinch hit struggles lately.

 

You just gotta work to a player's strengths. And I think Dobbs is best as a spot starter who is usually our lefty pinch hit bat. If we don't have outside options, I'd rather have Murphy start and keep Dobbs as a secret weapon on the bench.

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