This is exactly the kind of move contenders have made many times. And many times they work out just fine. What do you expect in August? Or even July? We filled a need. His offense isn't that far off some of our regulars. He is a veteran. With at least a little playoff experience, though not much. There have been plenty cases where players with low performing years have come on and done fine on a contender in the last two months and post season. Especially if the manager knows what role to put them in. I think it is a good move. And not much wasted if Desmond comes back strong. Now, this is no guarentee it will work. But it is certainly a move worth trying. I think it makes more sense the the Suziki move.