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by OldDawg » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:17 pm
by peeker643 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:20 pm
by CP » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:32 pm
Peeker643 wrote:Sure woulda been nice to have Lofton coming off the bench.
by peeker643 » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:33 pm
by captain_wahoo » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:35 pm
by leadpipe » Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:49 am
by CLEfan86 » Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:52 am
OldDawh wrote:Trot Nixon batting .230 pinch hitting for anyone??Just because he is a lefty??I would rather pinch hit CC Sabathia!!And then we have to watch Barfield look like a little leaguer as he was already 0-4 at the plate.All the time Shoppach is sittting on the bench with a .330 BA!!
by tribefan333 » Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:35 am
by intenso » Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:41 am
by scott » Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:31 am
intenso wrote:has Wedge ever used his backup catcher to pinch hit?
by The Math God » Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:50 am
by consigliere » Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:53 am
by OldDawg » Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:58 am
The Math God wrote:not wise to use the backup catcher to pinch hit as if you tie the game and go into extra innings and have to replace an injured catcher your only choice is you emergency catcher.
by neoleo » Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:25 pm
Consigliere wrote:Emergency catcher is Garko.And, you can't PH Shoppach for Barfield. Barfield is a regular, and one of our best clutch hitters all year.
by OldDawg » Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:45 pm
NEOLeo wrote:I'm with Consig on this. Its one of those unwritten rules to not pinch hit for your regulars. You pinch hit for platoon guys, young guys, a fourth outfielder, utility guy making a start, etc.
by intenso » Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:46 pm
NEOLeo wrote:Also, in those two times that Shoppach pinch hit this year, I'm willing to bet that either the bench was severely depleted by that point in the game, or Victor Martinez had already been lifted for a pinch runner and Shoppach was going to enter the game defensively anyway.
by neoleo » Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:16 pm
OldDawh wrote: Then do you pinch hit Nixon as a lefty with his .230 BA or would you PH with Shoppach at .330 instead for Michaels? Righty-lefty stuff drives me nuts when you ignore all the other factors.
by consigliere » Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:31 pm
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