Re: Outfield question
Originally Posted by dougdirt
It is actually the perfect example. Do what is best for the team. Now whether or not that is making the move, I don't know. I like to think I do, but we never really will unless we actually try it. But I don't like the idea that Votto simply can't move off of first base because he is good, but Alonso can because Votto is there. All of that despite the fact that Votto profiles incredibly better in left than Alonso does.
I was being facetious. I think it's a perfect example also. I can't understand why they wouldn't ask him to do it when one of the greatest players in our lifetime did the exact same thing and his profile is extremely close to Votto.
Tim McCarver: Baseball Quotes
I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter, that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit.