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Michael Chavis hitting leadoff as Red Sox tinker with batting order

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Watching Astros center fielder George Springer lead the American League with 17 homers while hitting out of the leadoff spot gave Alex Cora some inspiration.
No, Mookie Betts isn't going back to the leadoff spot , but why not try a different power bat?
With the left-handed Wade Miley on the hill for the ‘Stros on Sunday, the Red Sox gave Michael Chavis a chance to hit leadoff while usual leadoff hitter Andrew Benintendi took a seat on the bench.
“Just watching the other side, why not?” Cora said. “Swing hard and hit it out of the ballpark. See what happens.”
Chavis has hit mostly sixth or...
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