Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
In the last 10 days Ludwick has gone 3-for-6 with two doubles and was benched the next day. Then 2-for-4 with two homers - benched. Last night 3-for-4 with a HR - benched the next day. I don't get it. With Votto and Phillips out, Reds need all of the offense they can get. Why take the guy who is pretty much carrying the offense out? I can understand the occasional day off but not this much.
Look at it the other way. He did all those things after a day off.
Dusty spoke last night about the need to keep him fresh. I'm guessnig it's a mutal decision.