Originally Posted by bucksfan2
If votto has the ability I think its good that he can play LF and 1b. He may not be good but if he is ok then it helps the team. Remember when Pujols can up (I am not even trying to compare Votto to Pujols) and played 1b, 3b, LF, RF. It wasn't until his second or thrid season that he was the every day 1b.
I'm not sure how much natural defensive ability Pujols has, but he plays a surprisingly good first base.
Doug, how does Votto rate as a defensive 1st baseman?