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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.



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SAT: Game 2 at Washington, 5:37 p.m. (FS1)
MON: Game 3 at San Francisco, TBA (MLBN)
TUE: Game 4 at San Francisco, TBA (FS1)*
THU: Game 5 at Washington, TBA (FS1)*
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