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10-12-2012, 05:11 PM
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Ohio Jones
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Originally Posted by Everlong View Post
I didn't realize Bourn was an FA this year. Would give us a legitimate lead-off guy. Lawrie has done an ok job but he's much better suited as a #2, or #4, #5 down the road.
Precisely. Any of the guys I mentioned would be good lead-off options. I'd ideally want to groom Lawrie to bat second in the order, but he needs to undo the damage Murphy (arguably) did to his plate approach this season and get on base more (and then make better decisions on the basepaths).

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