FLB: Chat Wrap Mar. 13
Updated: March 13, 2007, 6:49 PM ETBy Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com
Tristan H. Cockcroft: Good morning everyone! Let's get right to your fantasy baseball questions... Justin (Queens, NY): Is Frank Catalanatto going to lead off for Texas? He could be a major sleeper this year. Do you think he gets 500 AB?s? Tristan H. Cockcroft: No, he's slated to bat second, at least against right-handers. Ian Kinsler might bat there against lefties, and Catalanotto could sit in favor of a Marlon Byrd or Jason Botts in those instances. I'd say Cat lands somewhere in the 450-500 PA territory (400s in ABs), but that's still good enough to get him in the .300 batting average and 80-90 run ranges. The power should be lacking. That has value, but it's more to AL-only formats.
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