Originally Posted by texasdave
I know people are going to think this is a hater question, but why is Harris hitting in front of Mesoraco? Does anyone think he is a better hitter? Why must the catcher bat 8th?
I can guess a couple things....
1) Mesoraco in front of Harris negates Harris' speed.
2) If Mesoraco can continue his hot hitting, you allow Bailey to sacrifice (not swing away) which gives the top of your order scoring opportunities.