I don't think it's too soon. Seems like we (I) overanalyze these situations so much, that I think we really need to just use the most obvious answer. Like the above poster said, this wasn't about making US friendly dollars. He's not playing with a bunch of backups, and was just promoted to the team. I don't see why he wouldn't be getting some sub minutes in the near future. Pretty remarkable rise here, even if people were already high on him when he first made the move.