Originally Posted by UCBrownsfan
FYI, I looked up splits for the Reds, last years OPS after an 0-2 count:
Votto .697, crazy Votto was a better hitter if he started with an 0-2 count than Stubbs and Cozart were at 0-0.
Votto after 0-2: .279/.315/.382
Here what gets me with Votto (2012):
After 0-1: .284/.387/.458
After 1-0: .388/.569/.671
If you gave Votto a first pitch ball in 2012, he was basically prime, roided up Barry Bonds. If you got a strike on him first, here was merely Shin Soo Choo/Alex Gordon.