Originally Posted by TRF
I think those are good numbers for Stubbs, but he can't get on base as a leadoff hitter. He changes his approach too much, his power vanishes. I like him 7th, where historically, throughout his professional career, he has thrived.
That's a pretty narrow way of looking at it. Stubbs historically struggles at the dish when there is a runner on base. Would that mean he should be the leadoff hitter? Besides, his OBP is better as a leadoff hitter than it is as a 7-hole hitter.