Let's create a scenario.
Say Andrew Lambo, the Los Angeles Dodgers' top overall prospect heading in to the 2009 season, and the number 49 prospect in baseball, was currently hitting for a .361 average in AAA. Let's also say that he had a .942 OPS, and was on fire, with a .474/.512/.711 line in 38 at-bats over ten games heading in to tonight's contest.
With those numbers, would we currently be talking about creating room on the roster for Lambo to assume a starting role, similar to the talks last year that surrounded Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata, and Neil Walker? My guess is yes.
Unfortunately, that scenario doesn't apply for the former top prospect, as Lambo has a .220/.288/.360 line in 100 at-bats this season, even after going 2-for-3 with a homer tonight. Fortunately, those sta...
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