Batting Cleanup for the Blue Jays …

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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The 2009 Toronto Blue Jays have lacked consistency in the cleanup spot.

For the first 55 games of the season, they rolled with Vernon Wells in the number four slot. Then for the next 34 games, Scott Rolen settled in very nicely before he was shipped off to the Cincinnati Reds. Since then, the team has struggled to find success in one of the most crucial parts of the lineup card.

Earlier this month, Cito Gaston spoke on how he would like to move Aaron Hill down in the lineup for next year and leave Adam Lind in the cleanup spot permanently. Lind on the other hand, said he does not feel comfortable hitting in the number four spot for whatever reason. So the search for a cleanup hitter continues.

Maybe before we make a final decision on who should be stuck in ...

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