There has been so much joy the past couple of weeks. It seems like a whole different season.
Our offense has been terrific. We averaged 5.8 runs a game in our 9-3 stretch over the past two weeks.
|Russell Martin||Russell played in 9, starting 8 of the 12 games. He know, I thought he was slumping, but .276/.400/.483 with 2 home runs, 5 RBI, 1 steal (1 caught), 6 walks and 4 strikeouts, doesn't read like slumping. i'm glad they are giving him some days off.|
|Edwin played in 8 games, starting 7. He's battling a sore shoulder, but really isn't hitting all that bad, .250/.345/.458 with 2 doubles, 1 home run, 4 RBI, 4 walks and 5 strikeouts. I can't give anyone a down arrow when they have hit a walk-off homer.|
|Kevin played and started 11 of the 12 games. And, you know, he's been great. .351/.390/.649 with 2 doubles, 3 home runs, 11 RBI, 1 steal, 3 walks and 8 strikeouts. Keep it up Kevin.|
|Chris played in 11 of the 12 games. His batting streak ends and they sit him out. There is a message for you. Either hit everyday or sit. Anyway, the last two weeks haven't been as great him, .261/.277/.370 with 1 home run, 8 RBI, 0 walks and 12 strikeouts. I hate to give him a down arrow, but, with defense like his, I want more than a .646 OPS.|
|Back from the DL, he's played in 5 games and made 4 starts. He's hit .200/.250/.200, on 3 singles, 1 walk and 2 strikeouts.|
|Ezequiel played in 10 games, starting 6. He hit .318/.318/.409 with 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 steal, 0 walks and 6 strikeouts. It would be alright if he walked some, but he hasn't been bad.|
|Ryan played in all 12 games, starting 11. He hit .129/.125/.194, 2 doubles, 2 RBI, 0 walks and 6 strikeouts. We keep being told that he's learned how to hit but he has just the 1 hit so far this month. Great defense, but I'd rather he be on the bench and be a late game defensive sub.
|Munenori is a good guy to have on the bench, but, of course, he's back in Buffalo. He played in 6 games, starting 2. He hit .333/.429/.667 in 7 plate appearances. I dn|
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