May
08

Now batting 7th, Bob Abreu

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Well, it took only 16 games of Bobby Abreu’s producing at a .179/.273/.224 clip but Joe Torre finally moved him down in the lineup. Some Supreme Being must have threatened to smite Torre to get him to make a change that should have been made, oh, a week ago.

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6 Comments»

  1. Stuart says:

    I am glad for the move of Abreu to 7th. I also wonder why it takes so long sometimes to make these moves. If and when he starts hitting again you can move him back…

    I also do not understand why the Yanks do not complain and argue terrible calls like last night… It is disheartening to see them except a unbeleivably blatant miscall…

    the guy was out by over 2 feet minimum…

  2. ShawnT says:

    i dunno, i think giambi is just a bitt to slow to be batting third, id have preferred matsui

  3. Rob says:

    Glad to finally see this move made. Tho, I wish Cano wasn’t strugglinghimself because I think he would be a good 3 hitter. Maybe at one point.

  4. NBarnes says:

    Jeter
    Rodriguez
    Giambi
    Posada
    Matsui
    Abreu
    Damon
    Cano
    Mientkiewicz

    Remember, the primary purpose of a lineup is to distribute ABs amongst the position players. Do you really want to take ABs away from Jeter and Rodriguez and give them to Damon and Abreu?

  5. Marsha says:

    I agree with NBarnes–time to move Damon too.

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