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Platoon Possibilites in 2012 - Joe Giglio

Joe Giglio is a sports talk host at WNST in Baltimore, co-host of the Just a Bit Outside podcast on iTUNES, former intramural coordinator at DeSales University, husband, and baseball fanatic willing to argue Jeff Bagwell's Hall of Fame candidacy at a moment's notice. Follow him on Twitter @Giglio_Joe and check out his blog at

Competition, especially on the baseball diamond, is all about having an edge over the opponent. In baseball, that edge can be mental, physical, or sometimes, observational. For years -- just ask older Oriole fans about Earl Weaver's lefty-righty philosophies -- platoons have been a major part of daily lineup construction.
Here is a quick list of platoon ideas that would benefit players, teams, and the fantasy baseball manager in 2012.