If I'm looking at our nominal starting eight, and projecting the odds that the same player will be at the same position for the Reds next year, I think Encarnacion's odds are better than anyone else's. Really. Dunn and Lopez will probably stay put, but position moves are conceivable. Kearns is a fine right fielder but there's a chance of him being traded. Everyone else is possible trade bait (Larue) or will almost certainly be moved or traded by next season (Griffey) or will be lucky to still be in the major leagues (the collection of right-side infielders, with the exception of Freel, who will be traded or forced to continue his The Amazing Supersub routine).
The makeover's just getting started, folks. Let's just hope the "after" picture is prettier than the "before."