I don't have MVP Trout so the choice is easy for me. Cobb all the way.
Likely will buy Kershaw though.
For your options i'd go:
It's the difference from moving from offline to online. There is always going to be (even with the very best internet) some input lag and online lag as you're communicating to a server and back. It's frustrating but I don't know if there's anything that could change that
26-3. Got into this years game late and don't have the team to compete with the 700+ dudes.
If exit velos are fixed or tweaked i think this wouldn't be an issue
Orel and/or Paxton.
I know lots of people don't like it, but your CAP at any position is a great option for a switch hitter. Generally C, SS and 2B are the most popular CAP positions.
Step 1: Play at Shippett
Step 2: Swing early
I keep SS John Franco in my pen as my 3rd lefty. He's great to bring out after a fire baller.
99 Immortal Pujols
Mine used to be "Three Finger Au" but recently switched to Larry Bird
There are many Youtube videos out there with great guides. Basically just conquer as many territories as possible and sim all of the small games until you get to the strongholds. The more fans you have versus how many the stronghold has depends on the difficulty you can play on. Only steal fans if required as a mission. Rinse and repeat!
1B - Ruth
2B- Topps Bichette
SS - Prestige Rollins
3B - Prestige Chipper
LF - Prestige Trout
CF - Prestige Mantle
RF - Prestige Walker
C - CAP