Second-half AL hitters to watch
How about the walks? Can Rickey help the Mets, ranked No. 17 in baseball in bases on balls, get on base more? Yeah, I suppose he can't hurt. But hitting coach? I find it odd, that's all. Personally, I think Rickey wants to play again, he sees Julio Franco pinch-hitting, he figures he can still run, now he can show off the speed. Maybe they'll both end up on the playoff roster.
Yeah, slow news day, I guess. On Wednesday I named a hitter from each National League team I was keeping my eye on for the second half. Let's get to the AL.
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