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Making do in right field

Apr 28, 2010, 12:24 AM EDT

CHICAGO — The Nationals aren’t getting classic offensive production out of their revolving door in right field, but they have gotten a few timely hits — plus some outstanding defense — from the six different players who have appeared out there already this season.

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  1. wpcorbett - Apr 28, 2010 at 12:42 AM

    And Tuffy Rhodes remains unsigned.

  2. Suicide Squeeze - Apr 28, 2010 at 2:16 AM

    "Riggleman has tried to set his nightly lineup based on positive matchups, using the right-handed Maxwell primarily against left-handed pitchers, with Harris and Taveras playing more against left-handed pitchers."Mark — not sure if you see the comments over at CSN, but I noted that you have too many left handed pitchers in this sentence. I suspect the second mention should be right-handed….

  3. Mark Zuckerman - Apr 28, 2010 at 2:18 AM

    Suicide Squeeze: Thanks — I fixed it.

  4. Anonymous8 - Apr 28, 2010 at 12:37 PM

    and the "Curse of Elijah Dukes" continues although I think Roger Bernadina was the one guy who earned the RF job in Spring Training.



ATLANTA 66 60 6.0
MIAMI 63 62 8.5
NEW YORK 59 68 13.5
Through Tuesday's games

WED: Diamondbacks at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
THU: Diamondbacks at Nats, 4:05 p.m.
FRI: Giants at Nats, 7:05 p.m.
SAT: Giants at Nats, 4:05 p.m.
SUN: Giants at Nats, 1:35 p.m.
MON: Nats at Phillies, 7:05 p.m.
TUE: Nats at Phillies, 7:05 p.m.
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