Manager David Bell seemed to suggest that Senzel would be the true everyday center fielder, meaning Akiyama won't even be part of a platoon there. He could wind up stuck fighting for at-bats with fellow left-handed hitter Jesse Winker in left. That could be a tough battle for him, as anything close to a repeat of Winker's .255/.388/.544 line from last season should be enough to overcome his defensive deficiencies. Akiyama should still find himself with a decent number of at-bats across all three spots, but he may not get enough to matter for fantasy purposes unless someone gets hurt.
Reds' Shogo Akiyama: Won't be primary center fielder
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