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Alright guys, assuming everyone is healthy and Vaughn is somehow on the OD roster, predict what you think the lineup will be.  Feel free to share what you’d if you feel it will be different, but ultimately this is about what La Russa will put in the scorecard.

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Here’s what I think Tony will go with:

  1. Anderson, SS
  2. Moncada, 3B#
  3. Abreu, 1B
  4. Jimenez, LF
  5. Grandal, C#
  6. Robert, CF
  7. Vaughn, DH
  8. Eaton, RF*
  9. Madrigal, 2B

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gonna throw a curve so I can be yelled at. :) 

1. Madrigal/Eaton   (R-L SP)
2. Moncada
3. Anderson    (last 2 yr slg .508 & .529)  
4. Abreu    
5. Jimenez   
6.Grandal
7. Robert    
8. Vaughn
9. Madrigal/Eaton

 

Edited by Rounding_Third

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14 minutes ago, Chicago White Sox said:

Here’s what I think Tony will go with:

  1. Anderson, SS
  2. Moncada, 3B#
  3. Abreu, 1B
  4. Jimenez, LF
  5. Grandal, C#
  6. Robert, CF
  7. Vaughn, DH
  8. Eaton, RF*
  9. Madrigal, 2B

This is exactly how I would write it up.

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6 minutes ago, Rounding_Third said:

gonna throw a curve so I can be yelled at. :) 

1. Madrigal/Eaton   
2. Moncada
3. Anderson      
4. Abreu    
5. Jimenez   
6.Grandal
7. Robert    
8. Vaughn
9. Madrigal/Eaton

 

I think Madrigal bats 9th no matter what, but I do think Eaton is the wild card.  I could see La Russa batting him 2nd, but ultimately I’m expecting him to do the right thing to start the season and keep him towards the bottom of the order.

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I already gave my answer, but how much would people lose their shit if they went:

Eaton, Madrigal, Abreu, Jimenez, Moncada, Anderson, Grandal, Vaughn, Robert

I wouldn't like it, but I wouldn't necessarily call it terrible either.  We have a good team.

 

 

 

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1 minute ago, Chicago White Sox said:

I think Madrigal bats 9th no matter what, but I do think Eaton is the wild card.  I could see La Russa batting him 2nd, but ultimately I’m expecting him to do the right thing to start the season and keep him towards the bottom of the order.

Yeah, I get Madrigal 9th.  But I do see him improving his BB rate too.  I really like Anderson 3rd to take advantage of his slg.  Mostly why I went with it.  I get the "why mess" too.  Eaton has a helluva obp when healthy.  Hopefully still has some speed on the bases, too.  Just to clear, my Madrigal/Eaton is not uncertainty but rather against L-R SP. 

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1 minute ago, flavum said:

I already gave my answer, but how much would people lose their shit if they went:

Eaton, Madrigal, Abreu, Jimenez, Moncada, Anderson, Grandal, Vaughn, Robert

I wouldn't like it, but I wouldn't necessarily call it terrible either.  We have a good team.

 

 

 

Anderson can't be that low.  

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7 minutes ago, flavum said:

I already gave my answer, but how much would people lose their shit if they went:

Eaton, Madrigal, Abreu, Jimenez, Moncada, Anderson, Grandal, Vaughn, Robert

I wouldn't like it, but I wouldn't necessarily call it terrible either.  We have a good team.

 

 

 

I would hate that.

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26 minutes ago, HOFHurt35 said:

Unlike the last clown skipper, glad Grandal isn't going to be fixated 2 and 3 all season.

Yeah, it would really suck to have the guy with the 3rd best OBP on the team batting in front of Abreu and Jimenez. Who needs guys on base for them?

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Vs RHP

1. Anderson 

2. Eaton

3. Abreu 

4. Grandal 

5. Jimenez 

6. Moncada 

7. Robert 

8. Vaughn 

9. Madrigal 

vs LHP

1. Anderson 

2. Jimenez 

3. Abreu 

4. Grandal 

5. Robert 

6. Moncada 

7. Vaughn 

8. Engel 

9. Madrigal 

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I think LaRussa is putting Madrigal and/or Eaton at the top of the order. I get Theriot/Furcal vibes in LaRussa's mind with them. Other than Abreu in the 3 hole, I have 0 clue what he's going to do but I'll take a stab at it.

Madrigal/Eaton 

Eaton/Madrigal 

Abreu

Grandal

Eloy

Moncada

Anderson

Robert

Vaughn (to ease him in)

I hope I'm wrong.

 

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38 minutes ago, SoxAce said:

I think LaRussa is putting Madrigal and/or Eaton at the top of the order. I get Theriot/Furcal vibes in LaRussa's mind with them. Other than Abreu in the 3 hole, I have 0 clue what he's going to do but I'll take a stab at it.

Madrigal/Eaton 

Eaton/Madrigal 

Abreu

Grandal

Eloy

Moncada

Anderson

Robert

Vaughn (to ease him in)

I hope I'm wrong.

 

Theres no way Anderson will go for not leading off. He’ll hit first. I bet Eaton Bats 2nd though. 

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FWIW, Nightengale (who has obviously nailed the entire White Sox offseason) said Eaton will bat at the top of the order

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I'll add that if they bat Eaton 2nd and Moncada 6th (or something like that), they'll look foolish once Moncada is lighting the league on fire

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10 minutes ago, Jose Abreu said:

FWIW, Nightengale (who has obviously nailed the entire White Sox offseason) said Eaton will bat at the top of the order

If true maybe I'll get my wish of TA 3rd.  Over the last 2 seasons, 21 of his 28 hr's have been solos.  Chances are good that he hits >=25 this year.  Would be nice to see him get a chance to hit more with men on.....not that I'm complaining!!!  Like to see Abreu protecting him in cleanup, too.

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Trying to think like TLR and I think he goes:

 

Eaton

Anderson

Abreu

Eloy

Grandal

Robert

Moncada

Vaughn 

Madrigal

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1 hour ago, peanut33tillman said:

Anderson

Moncada

Abreu

Eloy

Grandal

Robert

Vaughn

Eaton

Madrigal

This is the only correct answer. Got i hope TLR doesn't blow it

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If Moncada looks like he is back to precovid form during spring training, you absolutely have to get him 2nd. He is a perfect 2-hole hitter when healthy. 

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