Originally Posted by Benihana
I think Lutz is ready for AA. Given the big league need in LF (and for a LHH) there is no reason not to put him on the fast-track.
Poor plate discipline could be a reason. 9 walks and 30 strikeouts isn't Juan Francisco bad, but it isn't exactly good either. Just one walk and 9 strikeouts in May so far. He is also pretty raw in the outfield still, granted he can work on that anywhere. But I think you might run the risk of harming his development by rushing his bat to the next level just yet.