I see no problem with letting them compete for the job with the "loser" still getting their share of starts even if there isn't an out right platoon. Our bench has been a little enemic lately. The guy who isn't startinhg would probably be an offensive upgrade to the likes of Janish and Valdez off the bench. Both will be cheap for several years and I like having that kind of depth. It could alsoallow the Reds to move Hamilton to CF if that will help.
Where do you see Didi's defense in 5 years...
All-star top 3 in the game?
Good top 15 in the game?
Maybe not Top 3 in the game, but I would say Top 10 in the Majors in terms of defense isn't out of the question at all.
Didi's defensive game is good at this point... Nothing to worry about... But its his offensive aproach that is not on track right now. I wonder what the problem is. On video i dont see the 2 strike approach anymore from the angle that they are shooting! Like somebody said in a earlier post... I sure hope he changes it to a more swing for the fence type aproach in the second half of the season!
I'm thinking Hamilton in CF, Hrod or Vidal at 3d, BP at 2d as long as possible, Cozart and Didi splitting time at SS, with some time too at 2b or 3b.
Gabriel Rosa is a guy to keep an eye on in the lower minors, although he's obviously several years away at this point.
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