Jerry Manuel said that if Carter continues to hit well, he might play the outfield when the Mets return to Citi Field. Manuel said Carter could play the outfield for Jeff Francoeur or Jason Bay at home, and that Bay could replace Angel Pagan in centerfield, allowing Carter to play left.
I'm not a believer in evaluating much when you're not winning.
You have to be careful into stereotyping individuals. David is a different animal, so to speak. How he is made up is a little different than, say, Ryan Church, in my opinion. That's not to say that one is better than the other, but they're different.