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Postby BronXBombers51 » Sat Feb 11, 2006 11:49 am

With the lineup posted above, it gives Torre the L-R combination he likes...

L
R
R
L
R
L
S
S
L

Tough to bring in a whole lot of specialists to face that lineup.
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Postby screwyinstlouie » Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:03 pm

http://wfan.com/homepage/local_audioclip_041182147.html

Here's a clip of Joe Torre talking to WFAN on 2/10/06 (about 20 min. long). He briefly discussed his lineup, saying he has no idea how he's going to handle lineup spots 3 thru 6 yet.
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Postby dyuen87 » Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:11 pm

It's really hard to project the Yankee lineup. Giambi is good again, but he was so streaky last year. When he's hot I think Torre will put him 3rd because of his high OBP. When he's cold, he's getting dropped in the order.
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Postby George_Foreman » Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:15 pm

yeah, the problem with projecting the Yankee's lineup is that they've managed to purchase 4 #3 hitters.
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