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Old 06-28-2019, 11:59 AM
TomBradley72 TomBradley72 is offline
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Originally Posted by HomeFish View Post
I mean, Palka is a left-handed hitter who hit 27 home runs in an MLB season. If he can be anything like his 2018 self, rather than like his 2019 MLB self, he seems like a useful guy to come off the bench, even on a good team.

But people on WSI seem to mostly either want to anoint Palka the Sox 1B of the future, or banish him entirely to the land of wind and ghosts.
Maybe- but in an era where you're carrying 12-13 pitchers- dedicating a roster spot to a platoon DH (vs. RHP only) might not make a whole lot of sense....especially compared to a player like Collins who can play the DH vs. RHP role along with catching and playing some 1st base.
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