Re: Situational question, just for fun
Originally Posted by Chip R
I think you're right. Especially with a player that young. If he spends a few weeks back at SS, I don't think it's going to mess him up learning how to play CF. Eric Davis said that playing CF was like playing big shortstop. He already knows how to play SS. If he plays there for a while and goes back to CF, does anyone really think he's going to have to relearn how to play it all over again?
Agree completely. I'd absolutely bring him up and stick him at SS. If he needs more reps in CF, I'm sure some team in Puerto Rico would let him start 50 or 60 games over the winter.
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