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Rise and Phight: 5/31/2022

At least Moniak is back

MLB: San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Lost in all the bad vibes surrounding the team is the fact that Mickey Moniak is back with the team after his injury rehab was complete. Joe Girardi says he’ll play “a lot”, but his track record with younger players suggests that that is a fallacy.

Moniak isn’t going to be the savior in center field or in the slumping lineup. All he needs to do to be productive is play a competent defense and hit like he did in spring training. Easy, right?

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