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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Lineup problems on day 1

Here we go already. You readers will probably think that Musser and I are nuts, but this game counts as much as the final game of the season.

Manuel starts out the season with the 3, 4, and 5 holes filled with Utley, Howard, and Ibanez (all lefties). Why not flip Utley and Werth? Look for a lefty reliever late in the game to come in to face 3 straight lefties.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good call...Gonzalez, although he got a little shaken up in the 9th, took full advantage of the lefty on lefty matchup.

Andy Musser said...

Good call, Graham, I didn't read this until after the 9th inning.