I'd say that's fair. Some of the bigger questions on the position player side are how the outfield will shape up. We saw how injuries and inconsistencies prevent both O'Neill and Carlson from reaching their full potential.
Trades are always a possibility at any point before the trade deadline.
I am a little. Although, I didn't expect them to spend like the other National League teams have this winter.
I expect it to be the ground ball pitchers that will be the most impacted. High strikeout guys might not have to worry about that much about where their defense is behind since they're bread and butter is making guys swing and miss.
It might just be with more consistency with his bat. He had a bounce-back year this past season after he struggled a bit in Class High-A Peoria. 2023 will offer him the opportunities and time to continue progressing.