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Anyone Know why Goodwin hasn't been playing much now?

Postby jebatzel » Sun Jul 13, 2003 12:19 am

last 2 games only one at bat.

Anyone know why?

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Postby jdh » Sun Jul 13, 2003 12:37 am

Because he is only hitting .194 against lefties, and they were facing Atlanta lefties Hampton and Ramirez the past two games.
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Postby willieroe » Sun Jul 13, 2003 12:42 am

Goodwin, a left-handed batter, has sat against left-handers (Hampton, Ramirez) because the Cubs want to get in a right-handed "batter" (if you can stoop to call Trenidad Hubbard or Hernandez "batters".)

I just checked Goodwin's career splits, and, of course, Goodwin has a better batting average vs. LHP lifetime (.279) than RHP (.265).
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Postby jebatzel » Sun Jul 13, 2003 1:52 am

Now Im really confused.
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