Re: Alonso trying 3B, OF. Jocketty: "I don't see us moving Joey"
I don't think Alonso finishes the year in the Reds organization. I think he gets traded as part of a package in the trade deadline, either to acquire a "needed" veteran or to sweeten a package that moves Harang or Arroyo.
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.