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Old 06-01-2014, 03:35 PM
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Default Semien to Charlotte

They just sent Semien to Charlotte, the corresponding move will be made tomorrow but I assume it's to activate Abreu.
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Old 06-01-2014, 04:56 PM
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Makes sense. Marcus needs to play more, and with Ramirez, Gilllaspie and Beckham all playing well, there aren't many ABs for him with the Sox.
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Old 06-01-2014, 06:23 PM
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Makes sense. Marcus needs to play more, and with Ramirez, Gilllaspie and Beckham all playing well, there aren't many ABs for him with the Sox.
I don't disagree with this move to give him more regular time. Chances are he'll be back up at the end of the year at the latest if not before if we make a trade. If he is playing well in AAA, that could mean the Sox give a longer look at trading Beckham.
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Old 06-01-2014, 06:27 PM
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I hope he gets outfield time in the minors.
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Old 06-01-2014, 06:50 PM
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Agree that Marcus needs more ABs and OF time. The only negative is that De Aza is still taking ABs from someone - anyone - else in the organization.
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Old 06-01-2014, 07:18 PM
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The good news is that no one is going on to the disabled list to replace Abreu on the disabled list.

The most notable thing about this move is that Semien is popular with fans. At the beginning of the season, a great many fans wanted him to be better than Beckham. He wasn't, but he got a few big hits, and he's played a major role in some big wins. There could have been a move popular move, but I think this was a better move for both Semien and the team.
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Old 06-02-2014, 09:46 AM
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Agree that Marcus needs more ABs and OF time. The only negative is that De Aza is still taking ABs from someone - anyone - else in the organization.
When we have another big league bat at the position, then he'll be taking ABs from someone.

Despite his poor season, I'd prefer De Aza to a minor leaguer in over his head or an infielder playing out of position.
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