JakeTrain72 wrote:Unless Dusty plans on benching Gonzo when is comes back, Keppinger will see his ABs decline to the point where he has marginal value in most standard leagues. If however, Keppinger stays in the lineup upon Gonzo's return, then you have yourself a player.
Well the thing is, the guy can play all over the place, and it doesn't seem like Dusty is overly impressed with Encarnacion. Between playing SS, playing 1B vs lefties, and playing some at 3B, I think he is very close to a fulltime player. His bat commands it, IMO.