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Postby kemper5 » Mon May 29, 2006 7:09 pm

Count on Crisp hitting 7th-9th for a while until Youk cools way off.. Francona said for himself!
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Postby fbc_fan » Mon May 29, 2006 7:14 pm

link?
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Postby bigh0rt » Mon May 29, 2006 7:15 pm

Yes, link, or some sort of source at least, is always nice. Unless of course he said it to you on the phone or something. :-b
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Postby EnFuego » Mon May 29, 2006 7:16 pm

:-t :-t :-t if true.
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Postby fbc_fan » Mon May 29, 2006 7:18 pm

double post. sorry guys.
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Postby AKhomebrewer » Mon May 29, 2006 7:19 pm

So why'd Youk bat 4th Sunday with Crisp in the leadoff spot? Coco's stock has fallen so far that he gets only a one-day tryout for his old job? :-?
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Postby Pokey » Mon May 29, 2006 7:36 pm

Coco was slated to bat 6th on Sunday, with Youk lead-off, but when it was decided that Manny would get another day off, Francona switched things around.

Personally, I think that Youkilis should stay in the lead off spot indefinitely. Sure Coco's got speed, but his career .332 OBP is more than 100 points lower than Youk's current .435 OBP.

edit: this is just my opinion. Francona has stated that Coco will have the leadoff spot back after a few games.
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Postby bigh0rt » Mon May 29, 2006 7:41 pm

Pokey wrote:Coco was slated to bat 6th on Sunday, with Youk lead-off, but when it was decided that Manny would get another day off, Francona switched things around.

Personally, I think that Youkilis should stay in the lead off spot indefinitely. Sure Coco's got speed, but his career .332 OBP is more than 100 points lower than Youk's current .435 OBP.

edit: this is just my opinion. Francona has stated that Coco will have the leadoff spot back after a few games.


The OP said Francona stated it as well. Every other post has been asking for a link as to where he said that... :-?
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Postby Havok1517 » Mon May 29, 2006 7:44 pm

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Postby HYLRedSox » Mon May 29, 2006 8:04 pm

Manager Terry Francona indicated that if the rest of the team had been healthy, Crisp would have batted sixth or seventh on Sunday and Kevin Youkilis would have stayed in the leadoff spot. Instead, Youkilis batted cleanup.

When Ramirez returns to the lineup, there's a chance Crisp will hit lower in the order until he gets his feet under him.

"Until [Crisp] gets in that comfort zone, we might drop him down just to ease the burden," Francona said.


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The word is that Crisp will bat at the bottom of the order for a bit until he gets back into the swing of things (pun not intended, ha). Tonight, for instance, 7th. Once he is back to the hitter that is expected, he will leadoff and put Youk I'd assume 5th or 6th. You can't put that good a hitter any lower than that, I would imagine.
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