Originally Posted by Tadasimha
Might have. But it seemed to me he was concentrating less on hitting home runs this season and more on hitting line drives. I'm not so worried about him not driving the ball over the wall since he came back since he seems to still be able to hit the hard singles and doubles.
I agree. But I think the other teams are going to see him as less of a threat if he's not hitting for power. The offense is pretty home run dependent and if Votto isn't hitting for power, the Reds may not be in the postseason for very long since no one seems to be getting on base in front of him.