Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 4/7/12
Gold Glover Gerardo Parra could see a lot of time in left field even in games he does not start, manager Kirk Gibson said before Saturdays game. Parra entered as a defensive replacement for starter Jason Kubel for the final three innings of the D-backs 5-4 victory over San Francisco on Friday, coming in after the D-backs broke a 3-3 tie in the sixth, just after Kubel had his third at-bat. "It just makes all the sense in the world," Gibson said. "Parra is as good as there is you can put out there on any team in a corner. Those circumstances are similar -- you could see that happening again. Its good for our team. Parra is a defensive weapon." Kubel reached on an error by Buster Posey in the sixth inning, and his spot in the batting order was six away when the switch was made. Kubel missed time this spring with a tight right quadriceps, and while Gibson said that was not a factor in his decision, he also said "its never 100 percent gone away. Its just something thats there." Gibso...
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