Each of the team's projected starting outfielders — Carl Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury and Cody Ross — have suffered injuries and are currently cooped up on the disabled list, making Bobby Valentine's job of filling out a lineup card increasingly more difficult.
The recent return of Kevin Youkilis from injury, combined with rookie Will Middlebrooks' emergence both in the field and at the plate, has at least helped stave off some of the concerns on offense. But in the field, there remains a hodge podge of players rotating through.
Adrian Gonzalez has played three of the past four games in the outfield for the Red Sox, and he's appeared better than serviceable in the position. The switch has solved Boston's lineup concerns, at least in the interim, and as crazy as it may sound, the move could be an even more permanent solution for the team in the long-term.
Gonzalez may not fit in very well in Fenway Park's challenging right field, but do you think he could be a full-time outfielder in Boston?
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