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Old 11-06-2012, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by russ99 View Post
Also, Chavez fits our usual profile of a low average, homer/strikeout hitter and we need some variety in the lineup.

What would be optimal is a .280+ hitter with some pop, a patient hitter who hits to all fields and can run a little and field at least league average.
Uh, what? Chavez hit .281/.343/.496 last year with only 59 K and 16 HR in 313 PA. All of this while playing in a very HR friendly Yankee Stadium. I think he has reinvented himself offensively to be more of a role player and not a line-up carrying slugger.

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