Re: Timetable on Votto, Bruce?
Originally Posted by HBP
I disagree for the reason that Bruce has never played above low A ball. Yep, he put up great numbers, but I think he'd have to repeat that again in a combination of Sarasota and Chattanooga to be considered ready (mostly in AA). I doubt the FO starts him off in Chattanooga; I guess there's a chance, but they've said repeatedly they don't like players skipping levels. Most likely, I think he may get his first shot in 2008. It's great to have an OF of his caliber in the system though.
Agreed. He should start the season in Sarasota. Depending on how he does there he could be in Chattanooga as early as June/July. I don't see him moving beyond AA this year though.
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