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Postby hybrid » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:54 pm

Zito is God wrote:Aren't you contradicting yourself by saying hes projected to be a 30 HR 3 hitter but then saying lead off would be decent for him? If you think he hits 30 jacks you don't play him in the leadoff role. :-?

He means he could hit 30 HR's in the future and be in the 3rd spot in the line up, but for now he thinks he is more suited for a lead off job.

Weeks is a guy that is going to have an OBP that will be above .100 over his avg, so the top of the order seems like an obvious place to me for him especially with his speed. If he just gets his avg. up to 260-.270 this year, that's a OPB of around .370 ... which is right there w/ Clark's from last year.
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Postby Zito is God » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:56 pm

Steve-o wrote:Lee, Geoff Jenkins, and Clark are the OF. You may be thinking of Corey Hart who will be called up when Lee is traded, if he isn't on the team already.

Jenkins injury history scares me.

The point about Weeks is that he is a varied hitter who can bat 1st or 3rd or even 4th. Maybe he will develop more patience and the 2 spot will work out for him.

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Postby Brewhaus » Fri Mar 03, 2006 12:05 am

Hart will make the team. He'll be the #4 outfielder and might see action at 1st base. Hardy is one of the best defensive shortstops I've ever seen. He is very patient at the plate and doesn't chase to may balls. Hardy hit near .300 in the second half of the season and could eventually bat leadoff once Clark's time in MIL is done. For now either he or Hall will most likely hit there.
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Postby RynMan » Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:42 am

I would hit Weeks in the 2 hole.


I'm not ready to hit Fielder 3 or 4.....
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Postby acsguitar » Fri Mar 03, 2006 2:09 pm

When I play MVP Baseball 2006 on my PC I bat Weeks Second
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Postby jeter2411 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 2:41 pm

The Lineup will look like this come opening day:

Brady Clark
Rickie Weeks
Geoff Jenkins
Carlos Lee
Prince Fielder
Corie Koskie
JJ Hardy
Damien Miller

Hardy could climb and hit anywhere from 2nd (with Weeks hitting third then C Lee then Jenkins) or 7th-9th.

Can you imagine if Fielder belts 30+ this year, the Crewcould have a 100+ HR 3,4,5 combo! Go Crew!
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