Dec 9 9:14a
Gennett could get a chance to be the everyday second baseman in 2015, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "The guy can hit," manager Ron Roenicke said. "There's no reason why [he] shouldn't be a good hitter vs. both [left-handers and right-handers]."
Gennett was deployed in a platoon at second base with Rickie Weeks last season, playing almost exclusively against right-handed pitching. He logged just 39 at-bats against lefties all year and recorded a mere four hits (.103 average). It sounds like Roenicke may give Gennett a look in the everyday role in spring training and perhaps into the regular season, but it seems likely Gennett will end up being shielded heavily from southpaws once again. Elian Herrera and Luis Jimenez are the top candidates to be his platoon partner.