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As Milwaukee Brewers manager Ken Macha fills out a lineup card that he hopes will remain consistent for six months this spring, summer, and fall, the task proves to be rather simple—not painstaking work. But upon second glance, one would realize that the two hole has been left empty by the Brewers' skipper. And the two names missing are Alcides Escobar and Carlos Gomez.  Just days before Opening Day, this is one of the few questions that remain about the Brewers' position players. Who should bat second, setting the table for the bashers Braun and Fielder and who should (rightfully or not) hit seventh or eighth? First, let's take a look at the reasons as to why Alcides Escobar would be a logical second hitter. In 2009, as a pre-Se ...

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