Re: July 6th, 2012- Reds @ Padres
Originally Posted by pedro
I'm not saying there'd be no effect. I'm just saying that sufficient studies have been done to indicate that the cumulative effect of shuffling the batting order is marginal. That argument sailed ten years ago. If the Reds want to make a real difference they need to replace some of the players they are currently running out there. Anybody who thinks that the Reds are going to substantially increase the number of runs they are scoring by juggling the current players in rotation is fooling themselves.
TMBS, I'm sick of seeing Stubbs and and Cozart at the top of the lineup too...
Even if its just a run or two more every few games its worth it.
Phillips, Bruce, Votto, Frazier, Ludwick, etc
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