Originally Posted by defender
Hopefully it turns out that Votto is the better all around player, but Howard is an Allstar. In addition to the HRs and RBIs, he is one of the most poplular players.
Huh? "Howard is an all star?" Wtf? Isn't that reverse circular logic? If Manuel picked Votto instead of Howard, could he justify it to Phillies fans by saying, "but Votto is an all star?"