It has been discussed before but the situtuation begs the question again. The bottomline is that the front office has a number of the minor leaguers play a secondary postion on a regular basis. They want guys to be a bit more versatile. I believe its so that they can be more valuable at the major league level and once they get there they'll be able to have more playing time. They're doing this with a number of guys, Votto, Bruce, Janish, Anderson; and there are probably others that I simply haven't noticed. I wouldn't read anything into it regarding who's the first baseman of the future or a pending trade of Adam Dunn. Its not nearly that cerebral.
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal. ~George Will
A. I don't see other players throughtout the system playing different positions.
B. It seems as Votto plays LF more then once a week. I've been trying to find his 1B/LF starts, but have drawn a blank. It also seems as if he has been starting in LF more frequently as of late.