Originally Posted by RED VAN HOT
I noticed that Baseball America's draft report also said Silva would eventually move to a corner. Yet, he played CF with 3 assists in 64 chances and an impressive 7 triples in 143 AB's, yet only 1 HR. He seems to have the speed and arm to play center. Is this a case of playing him at the more skilled position until he shows he can't stick there? The Reds have been known to do that with SS candidates.
Very likely. Right now Silva has above average speed and a strong arm. I think that people see him growing some more and losing some of the speed which profiles him as a corner outfielder.