Originally Posted by 11larkin11
I agree, and I think that guy should be Brandon Phillips. I know he takes a lot of heat for his lack of taking walks, but he won't be getting many pitches outside the zone if he's ahead of Votto. Stubbs-Phillips-Votto-Rolen-Bruce is a good 1-5. I could live with Gomes/Francisco's offense at 6 and even maybe Janish's defense at 8, if it can't be upgraded w/ money.
I also see Phillips as a #2 hitter. My question is whether Phillips sees it that way as well.