Doumit, whom the Pirates rested for two of the team's five-game homestand, batted seventh for the third time this season. Manager John Russell explained that he was simply trying to qet his hot bats higher in the order and Doumit has done little in May...Doumit's lines:
To summarize, Russell believes that a catcher playing .900 OPS ball in the Bucs lineup has "done little." Lucky for the Pirates that batting order doesn't matter all that much.
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