Originally Posted by RedsManRick
Screw Aurilia! Put Javy Valentin or LaRue at 1B and move Freel to 2B. I wanna see Valentin's .900 OPS in the lineup! Besides, with that IF, it would be fun seeing him try to catch all the wild throws.
Valentin hasn't hit lefties all year. He has only, admittedly, 28 at bats right-handed, compared to 138 left handed, and here are his numbers:
vs. Left .143 .351 .357 .708
vs. Right .317 .382 .597 .979