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    3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    per trent:

    SARASOTA Batting fourth and playing right field, Ken Griffey Jr.

    Jerry Narron said Griffey would get two or three at-bats today and he'd try to play him in as many games as possible betwen now and opening day.

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    Ryan Freel CF
    Adam Dunn LF
    Brandon Phillips 2B
    Ken Griffey Jr. RF
    Edwin Encarnacion 3B
    Joey Votto 1B
    Alex Gonzalez SS
    David Ross C
    Bronson Arroyo P

    Phillies
    Michael Bourn RF
    Shance Victorino CF
    Wes Helms 3B
    Ryan Howard 1B
    Pat Burrell LF
    Rod Barajas C
    Abraham Nunez SS
    Brent Abernathy 2B
    Adam Eaton P


    Here's what Jerry had to say:

    "I asked him if he was ready. He said he was ready."
    (does he have enough time left to get ready for season) "I sure hope
    so."
    (how many ABs today) "Two or three. We'll see where he is after that.
    We'll see how the game goes."
    (how much will be play these last 8 days) "We'll see where he is after
    he plays. We'll see how his wrist responds. He won't play in all the
    games."
    (is it easy to move to RF) "I've never been an outfielder, so I really
    can't say, but if you can play, you can play."
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    minus Votto it looks very close to what the opening day lineup could look like.
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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Good to see Jr back in there !

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Griffey to play vs. Phillies today
    Slugger will play right in his first Grapefruit action this spring
    By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Ken Griffey Jr. will make his spring debut for the Reds on Saturday against the Phillies.

    Griffey will bat fourth and play right field.

    The 37-year-old had missed all 22 of Cincinnati's previous exhibition games while he recovered from a broken left hand. He suffered the injury in December while wrestling with his three children.

    Originally expected to be ready for the start of camp in February, Griffey's rehabilitation has been a slower process than expected. He began taking batting practice a couple of weeks ago but continued to have lingering soreness.

    Throughout camp, Reds manager Jerry Narron left Griffey's playing status up to the slugger. Saturday was no different, but the answer was.

    "I asked him if he was ready," Narron said. "He said he was ready."

    Griffey will likely get two or three at-bats on Saturday, Narron indicated.

    If Griffey hadn't started playing in the next few days, the club was considering placing him on the disabled list to begin the regular season. Now the question is if the 12-time All-Star can get ready in time for Opening Day.

    "We'll see how he is, how he feels and how the wrist responds," Narron said.

    If all goes well, Griffey will likely see a lot of action in the final week of Spring Training.

    "I'm sure he won't play in all the games," Narron. "I hope for him to play as many as he possibly can."

    Narron announced on Monday that Griffey would be shifted from center field -- his position for all 18 of his big-league seasons -- to right field. Griffey said earlier this week that he was fine with the decision and that it had been made a month ago behind the scenes.

    Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    I really like this lineup. Only nitpick would be to switch EdE and Phillips.

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Quote Originally Posted by IamWallaman View Post
    I really like this lineup. Only nitpick would be to switch EdE and Phillips.
    Dont worry Openning Day is on the way
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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Quote Originally Posted by cincy09 View Post
    minus Votto it looks very close to what the opening day lineup could look like.
    Toobad. If Votto stayed and Hatteberg became a bench player, the team would only have pitching to worry about. Of course when Hatte returns we could see him at number 2 with Dunn moving into Votto's spot.
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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Wow. Nice Lineup.
    Makes all the routine posts.

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Gonna have to miss this one. It's sunny here in Dayton.
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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Quote Originally Posted by cincy09 View Post
    minus Votto it looks very close to what the opening day lineup could look like.
    with Votto it would be a good opening day lineup
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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Griffey's going long today.

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt700wlw View Post
    Griffey's going long today.
    Long like 2 innings?

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Those Phillie uniforms look goofy

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    Long like 2 innings?
    Maybe

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    Re: 3-24 Reds vs. Phillies - Griffey Starting in RF

    Bourn strikes out looking to start the game.
    Victorino lines a single to center.


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