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Key Relievers: RH Jordan Walden (5-5, 2.98, 32 saves in 42 chances), RH LaTroy Hawkins (3-1, 2.42 ERA with Milwaukee), RH Hisanori Takahashi (4-3, 3.44), RH Scott Downs (6-3, 1.34), RH Jason Isringhausen (3-3, 4.05 with New York Mets).
2011: 74-88, 3rd place.
Manager: Bob Melvin (2nd season).
He’s Here: OF Manny Ramirez, OF Yoenis Cespedes, RHP Bartolo Colon, LF Seth Smith, RF Josh Reddick, OF Jonny Gomes, RHP Jarrod Parker, LHP Tom Milone, RHP Brad Peacock, OF Collin Cowgill, RHP Ryan Cook.
Projected Lineup: 2B Jemile Weeks (.303, 2, 36, 22 SB), SS Cliff Pennington (.264, 8, 58), LF Coco Crisp (.264, 8, 54, 49 SB), CF Yoenis Cespedes (.458, 2, 5 in 6 games in 2009 World Baseball Classic for Cuba), DH Seth Smith (.284, 15, 59, 32 2Bs for Colorado), C Kurt Suzuki (.237, 14, 44), RF Josh Reddick (.280, 7, 28 for Boston), 1B Brandon Allen (.205, 3, 11), 3B Josh Donaldson (.261, 17. 70 in Triple-A).
Rotation: RH Brandon McCarthy (9-9, 3.32, 4.92 K/BB), RH Bartolo Colon (8-10, 4.00), LH Tom Milone (1-0, 3.81 in 5 starts with Washington; 12-6, 3.22, 9.69 K/BB in Triple-A), RH Tyson Ross (3-3, 2.75), RH Graham Godfrey (1-2, 3.95 in 5 games; 14-3, 2.68 in minors) or RH Brad Peacock (2-0, 0.75 in 3 games with Washington; 15-3, 2.39 in minors).
Key Relievers: RH Grant Balfour (5-2, 2.47, 2/7), LH Brian Fuentes (2-8, 3.70, 12/15), RH Joey Devine (1-1, 3.52), RH Fautino De Los Santos (3-2, 4.32).
2011: 67-95, 4th place.
Manager: Eric Wedge (2nd season).
He’s Outta There: RHP Michael Pineda, RHP David Aardsma, INF Adam Kennedy.
Projected Lineup: 3B Chone Figgins (.188, 1, 15 in 81 games), 2B Dustin Ackley (.273, 6, 36 in 90 games), RF Ichiro Suzuki (.272, 5, 47, 40 SB), 1B Justin Smoak (.234, 15, 55), DH Jesus Montero (.328, 4, 12 in 18 regular season games with New York Yankees), LF Mike Carp (.276, 12, 46 in 79 games), C Miguel Olivo (.224, 19, 62), CF Michael Saunders (.149, 2, 8 in 58 games), SS Brendan Ryan (.248, 3, 39).
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