I see some problems with that lineup. First of all I know Soriano has speed but you can't have someone who strikes out 100+ times leading off. Second, Matt Murton in front of D Lee? Ramirez did a good job last year but I can't see Murton doing that well in front of D Lee.
I don't think this lineup will be a huge difference, buying a ton of free agents doesn't mean crap, as evidenced by the yankees the last few years.
Second, Matt Murton in front of D Lee? Ramirez did a good job last year but I can't see Murton doing that well in front of D Lee.
I can agree with your first point in regards to the number of times you see Soriano striking out.
But I don't get the second one. Why wouldn't you expect Murton to do well in front of D Lee, and Rameriez behind him? You're not going to see opposing teams want to risk putting Murton on in front of those two. I imagine he'll see tons of pitches.
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