"We projected it would take two years for him to be adequate at that position," Farrell said. "When we looked at the pace he was on as an offensive player, we weren't willing to slow that down."Full article.
There's also talk about Aubrey, Peralta, and Carmona in the article. Interesting how Crowe will be playing left because of Ellsbury. This is also good because there's a man named Grady in center in Cleveland.