joeg24 wrote:Kubel isn't close to being ready to put up all star numbers. He's basically a rookie and blew his entire knee out about a year ago. I'd be surprised if he puts up any sort of decent #'s this year, and I do believe he'll be an all-star someday or at least a solid starter.
I know that Kubel isn't going to come out of the gate with awesome numbers, but what better position than DH to let him get some MLB at-bats while letting his knee heal? I just don't think that he is any more of a risk than White.