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Old 06-28-2019, 04:13 PM
ChiTownTrojan ChiTownTrojan is offline
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Originally Posted by Mohoney View Post
I thought Collins would handle that backup 1B spot as a way to get him more playing time.

Basically, they replaced Alonso, who was taking playing time away from Collins, with Palka...who will be taking playing time away from Collins. How is he supposed to get into any kind of groove offensively when he is sitting every second or third day?
Did you expect them to only have 3 players on their roster (McCann, Collins, and Abreu) to cover catcher, 1B, and DH? Collins will get ABs at all three positions even with Palka in the fold.