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Why is Lofton Starting?

Postby Lime » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:12 pm

I don't see how a guy who's got barely anything left in the tank gets the nod over a 28 year old who after 278 games in his young career has hit a very solid .283/.370/.457. Jason Michaels should be the everyday CF in Philly, no?
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Postby big shot » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:28 pm

personally i think marlon byrd should be the starting outfeilder over lofton and micheals.
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Postby xeifrank » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:30 pm

big shot wrote:personally i think marlon byrd should be the starting outfeilder over lofton and micheals.


What? Lenny Dykstra's been traded?? :)

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Re: Why is Lofton Starting?

Postby Pedantic » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:46 pm

Lime wrote:I don't see how a guy who's got barely anything left in the tank gets the nod over a 28 year old who after 278 games in his young career has hit a very solid .283/.370/.457. Jason Michaels should be the everyday CF in Philly, no?


I don't think it's fair to say Lofton's got nothing left in the tank. Even in limited playing time last year, he still walked more than he struck out. A Lofton/Michaels platoon seems the best way to go to me. I don't think Michaels is an everyday player.
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