Re: 2012 Arizona Fall League Discussion
Originally Posted by Steve4192
I don't care about boosting his value or speeding his progress, but the AFL would be a good, low-pressure place for him to start his transition to the OF (assuming that is where the Reds feel he will end up). I agree with you that fatigue might be an issue for him, and I would put a big fat red light on him every time he is on base. I might even force him to keep a foot on the bag to save him from the wear-and-tear of pickoff attempts. Make him a station-to-station baseclogger for the rest of the season.
He would have more value at short. Give him a shot in the AFL to work on his defense/throwing mechanics.
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."