Re: Who will have the better career...Votto or Bruce?
Originally Posted by RedEye
Jeez... with the possible exception of Will Clark, I really hope Joey and Jay have better careers than that list of guys!
Looking at Clark's #'s, they aren't much better than Joyner's, but I believe definitely comparable to what Votto will contribute throughout his career.
Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.