Holt started in left field Friday for the second straight day, indicating that he may get a significant amount of playing time there this season, the Providence Journal reports. "There is a chance for him to get a good number of at-bats out in left field," manager John Farrell said. "How those at-bats in left field are divvied up, that remains to be seen. I'm not going to say it's a strict platoon, but there are going to be multiple guys getting at-bats out of that position."
The subtext here is that Farrell is not entirely sold on Rusney Castillo being the everyday left fielder. He's been underwhelming this spring (.233 AVG, .298 OBP, one extra-base hit), and he didn't hit well against right-handed pitchers in 2015 (.222 AVG, .566 OPS). The left-handed-hitting Holt could be an attractive platoon option for Castillo or Chris Young.