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Free Chris Heisey!

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Free this guy. Please.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Free this guy. Please. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Just a simple post this morning. I posted this on twitter, but I wanted to bring it here for discussion:

Since June 1st:

Name Starts PA AVG OBP SLG
Chris Heisey 9 54 .304 .389 .457
Jay Bruce 42 180 .256 .294 .393
Drew Stubbs 40 166 .253 .305 .420
Jonny Gomes 40 174 .247 .293 .418
Laynce Nix 8 51 .265 .294 .306

June 1st was an arbitrary date, but I didn't want to punish anyone for struggling just in July, so I extended to the start of June. I could go all the way back to when Heisey was called up and I think his numbers would still be comparable, if not better. And yes, he's had a terribly small sample - he's probably not an .850 OPS guy - but hasn't he at least done enough to deserve more starts? I don't see any reason why he can't get 4 starts a week in all 3 outfield spots. And what's great about that is that he could bat second and move Orlando Cabrera down in the order.

I know. I'm dreaming.