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Message To Wedge: Don't Forget Lofton

Kenny Lofton

Eric Wedge doesn't need my help managing the Indians. He's done a very good job on his own, evidenced by the fact that his team has wrapped up the AL Central Division championship and is headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2001. But if I can offer one unsolicited bit of advice to the young skipper who is about to embark on his first trip into the post-season, it would be the following:

Don't forget about your secret weapon. Don't forget the fact Kenny Lofton is one of the greatest leadoff hitters in the history of the game. Don't forget that Lofton has participated in practically every post-season since 1995. And don't forget that he has a way of stepping up his game when the lights shine brightest in October. I say this only because I think that Wedge might think his 10-day... Recommended Stories

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