"Jonathan, I wouldn't do it with unless it is late in the game, somewhere where were just trying to get through a game and it doesn't matter," he said. "Real, real cautious about taking guys into a spot that might put them in harm's way physically."
As for Machado, a natural shortstop who has played third exclusively in the majors?
"We are looking at all possibilities, all possible scenarios," Showalter said. "I don't have any doubt that we have a number of guys that could do it, including Manny, but you've got to be careful about robbing Peter to pay Paul."