Originally Posted by kaldaniels
Not having seen the game on TV, why was Votto a target?
Kal, he'll be a target all year until Dusty moves him to cleanup or until Dusty finds a hitter to bat behind him for protection. Teams would rather walk him or hit him than face him with the impotent lineup (not tonight) we send out there. Tonight it was a message SF was sending and it backfired big time. They thought the message would leave the Reds quivering, but it fired them up.
"The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us."
"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."