Originally Posted by cinreds21
It's way too early to be doing this dude. But I'll play.
Half of the guys you mention are eligible for free agency. I don't know who will resign, if any.
Soto is eligible to be subjected to the Rule V draft, so they'll have to put him on the 40. Rojas can be a free agent, so they may put him on the 40 as well so he won't leave. Then again they may not.
Didi and Rodriguez most likely will be up the middle for the Pensacola TBA with Grandal behind the plate.
That's all I have until later this season.
I wouldn't be concerned about losing Soto in the Rule V draft, and therefore would not take up a 40 man space with him. While he's showing signs of a nice bounceback year, he is a 1B who hasn't OPS'd over 800 since he was a 19-year old in Dayton three years ago. If some team wants to try him on their major league roster, good luck to them!
Also, with a strong showing in Carolina the rest of the way this year, Grandal could be in Louisville to start 2012. No need to rush him given our catching depth, but if he's there, he's there.