Dusty's Lineup Shenanigans

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More on batting second

Loyal Nation member WVRedlegs posted the link to this article by Paul White at USA Today this morning in the comment section. It's about the trend in baseball to use the second spot in the batting order d... Read More...
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Up Goes Frazier!

The #2 hitter in a baseball lineup receives the second-most at bats of anyone on the team. For example, over the course of a season, the #2 hitter will have about 60 more plate appearances than the #6 hitter. S... Read More...
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Frazier batting second?

Our topic du jour has reached the front page at FanGraphs. Read Dave Cameron's hot-off-the-press analysis on the idea of the Reds batting Todd Frazier second instead of Zack Cozart. Frazier would represent a... Read More...
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“Let the kid play, Dusty.”

Over at Grantland, Jonah Keri has a pretty good piece on the Todd Frazier dilemma that will be staring the Reds in the face when Joey Votto returns (this weekend, hopefully). I've gone on the record as urging p... Read More...
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Deal or No Deal

Admit it.  You’ve been seduced.  Go ahead.  It’s okay.  We all have.  It’s heady, rarefied air up here at the summit.  And it’s been done without baseball’s ... Read More...
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New lineup

Posted at Better Off Red. Richard from Springboro, don't get your hopes up. It's just a day of rest for Joey MVP, not a demotion to AAA Louisville. Super Todd Frazier takes his place in the first base ... Read More...