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Gamble at the Utility spot!

Postby Super GM » Sun Jun 08, 2003 7:57 am

I gamble almost every day on who to start at that one utility spot I have....

My choices are: Brian Giles (LF-Pit), John Olerud (1B-Sea) or Kenny Lofton (CF-Pit)

Last night I switched Brian Giles and Kenny Lofton at the last moment. (Just a gut fealing) And it payed off. Giles went 4-5 vs. the Braves....i'm not sure who to start tonight. Lofton and Giles will go against Russ Ortiz and the Braves tonight, while Olerud will battle the Mets in a doubleheader.....

Help me out here. What's your gut fealing?
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Postby Madison » Sun Jun 08, 2003 9:01 am

Normally I'd say you are nuts for benching Brian Giles for either of those 2, but with a doubleheader today, I'd start Olerud.
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Postby gimpygecco » Sun Jun 08, 2003 11:29 am

I agree, start Olerud today, because of the double-header. But, I don't see a reason not to start Giles on any other day. On that note, there's no reason to gamble everyday; just start Giles EVERYDAY.

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Postby mrmarley » Sun Jun 08, 2003 11:52 am

heh, i agree with the gallery on this one...unless it's a doubleheader, @col or maybe @cin, I would go with Giles every day at Util.

and I've gotta know...who are your OF'ers to have Giles at Util? :-)
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Postby jdh » Sun Jun 08, 2003 12:04 pm

Giles is a stud and a top 10 OF and should never be on your bench if he's playing. I would find someone else to bench to get Olerud's doubleheader.
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