LINEUP OUTLOOK: Discipline drives Kirk into cleanup, McCutchen moves up, Díaz leads off

Discerning between a hot streak and sustained success can be difficult. Especially when assessing hitters. However, patience at the plate can mitigate regression. In this week's focus on lineups, three hitters with more walks than strikeouts emerged during researching batting order trends, making them this week's themed three players of interest. 

Alejandro Kirk (C, TOR)

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