Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 2/19/12
By Kent Covington Lineup Projections — Pre-spring edition Braves will benefit from a full year of CF Michael Bourn on the basepaths With respect to Christmas lovers everywhere, baseball fans understand that this is in fact the most wonderful time of the year. Pitchers and catchers have officially reported to the Braves spring training complex at Disney’s Wide world of Sports in Orlando (Lake Buena Vista, to be exact). And while position players are not yet due in camp, most have arrived early, anxious to gear up for a promising ’12 season. As we prepare for Grapefruit League action, we thought now would be a good time to post our pre-spring 2012 lineup projections.  We’ll post our official ’12 projections later in the spring, when we’ve had a chance to see how everyone looks and how the batting order is likely to shape up. But as of now, here are our best guesses. NOTE: The following projections assume relatively healthy seasons.   AVG HR RBI 2B/3B OBP SB Bourn .278 2 60 39 .343 5...
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