Article in June 1, 2006 Philadelphia Daily News

The tabloid Philadelphia Daily News is the number two paper in that city. I worked with their reporter Mark Kram on a story about what the Phillies best batting order is. In particular, many had suggested that Bobby Abreu should lead off due to his high on-base percentage and Jimmy Rollins, the Phillies usual hitter in the number 1 spot, should hit lower in the order because he does not get on base particularly well. My analysis confirmed that and suggested other changes to the Phillies batting order.

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