“Andruw will be in the lineup against lefties,” Guillen said. “I don’t know where. It can in the outfield or as a designated hitter. I don’t know where, but I’d rather have him in the outfield when he’s playing. I don’t want to call him a backup or a fourth outfielder. He’s another outfielder.”
“The thing about this team is I have the flexibility to change the lineup because I have Andruw and Kotsay,” Guillen said. “I have five guys in the outfield who can rotate in the DH spot. It just depends how they’re swinging the bat and how they’re playing.”
“I think the way that Andruw Jones played in Spring Training, he should start,” Guillen said. “But Kotsay, the same way. Everybody in the outfield has had a pretty good Spring Training.”
”The way he’s played, he deserves to be in the lineup more often,” said Guillen, who’s blessed with five worthy candidates for the three outfield spots and designated hitter. ”I’m not going to say he’s a backup. I’m not going to say he’s a fourth or fifth outfielder. He’s another outfielder.”
”I’d rather have him in the outfield than DHing when he’s playing,” Guillen said. ”To get the best out of him, I’ll try to give him a lot of playing time.”
UPDATE #2: Andruw Jones too:
“The way Andruw Jones played in spring training, he should start,” Guillen said. “But Kotsay did the same way and (Alex) Rios had a good spring training.
“To get the best out of him, I’ll try to get him a lot of playing time. Same with (Omar) Vizquel. Andruw is not a fourth or fifth outfielder. I’m going to have a meeting with him and tell him his situation, what’s best for the ballclub. I will get him a lot of playing time.”