Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 5/31/13
Sometimes, we fall in love with players and create unrealistic expectations. For many, Brett Lawrie is one of these players, and he may be breaking your heart.  He may have even broken your heart in 2012.  But as he takes a seat on the disabled list with a sprained ankle, now could be the time to let Lawrie back into your life. Brett Lawrie was called up to the major leagues during the 2011 season.  In 43 games, he impressed us by hitting 9 homers, stealing 7 bags, and hitting a cool .293 with an OBP of .373.  Heading into 2012, some labeled Lawrie as a top 5 third baseman.  And although he didn’t have a bad season, he failed to live up to expectations.  Now in 2013, he is struggling, hitting .209 with 5 homers and 2 stolen bases in 153 plate appearances.  Lawrie is not off to a good start, but let’s see if there is a glimmer of hope. In Lawrie’s first two seasons, he managed to strikeout about 17% of the time.  This falls in line with his minor league numbers.  This season, he is ...
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