Gavin Lux is one of baseball’s big time prospects. Despite making his big league debut in September, and making the Dodgers postseason roster in October, who the starter will be at second base in 2020 remains a question mark for LA. Moreover, it’s a question that likely won’t be answered until the latter weeks of spring training.
However, a fan had the question for Lux already. Last week at a Veteran’s Day event hosted at Dodger Stadium, the rookie was posed the question: “who’s gonna be the starting second baseman for the Dodgers in 2020?”
Gavin Lux gets asked by a fan “who’s the 2nd baseman next season.”
Lux: “I plead the 5th! …but I’m hoping it’s me.” pic.twitter.com/voqTbUMIVF
— Dodgers Nation (@DodgersNation) November 11, 2019
The question was met with some laughter, followed by a smart answer from the young infielder.
I plead the fifth! …hopefully me though — I’m working towards it.
While the 21 year-old is not lacking in confidence in any way, avoiding proclaiming yourself as the starting 2B in mid-November is definitely the best call to make in this situation.
After slashing .347/.421/.607 (1.028 on-base-plus-slugging) with 26 home runs…