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Nats Sweep Brewers with Espinosa at Leadoff

In a lot of ways, Danny Espinosa is not a prototypical leadoff hitter.  He’s never hit for a high average (career .270 in minors), is not what one would consider a "speedster" (70 percent SB%), and has always had enough pop for folks to think he could thrive in a production spot lower in the order (career .455 slugging).
But he does have a good idea of plate discipline (career .365 OBP in minors) Continue reading

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