Originally Posted by cbowen2112
Plus Alonso will not be here anytime soon. No reason to put our best 1b in unfamiliar territory. Yes, he has played there(LF) but not frequently. He may get some games there at some point, I don't think he wants to and I don't think they should force that move.
He doesn't want to, but I would certainly start talking to him about it. The Reds need a bat like Alonso's in the lineup and Alonso can't play anywhere but first base. Votto has the ability to move there.