Originally Posted by kobo
They possibly could have won the same, maybe even less. Seeing as how there is no replacement for Konerko I don't see how dropping him in the order would have really helped. He would be producing the same no matter where he was in the lineup. There's also no guarantee that moving AJ and Rios up would produce different/better results. But I guess it's going to be 'Blame Ventura' now for the woes of this team.
Yes, if they were going to suck they were going to suck at any part of the order.
But I would rather the other two guys have gotten perhaps an extra AB every other night than the other two.