Originally Posted by reds44
His numbers throughout the lineup are all in the same neighborhood. I think the "he's trying to swing for the fences" thing batting cleanup is way overblown.
He always tries to swing for the downs at times.
Okay, I misunderstood. I basically agree with you, though I do think the "success" BP has seen as a 4 hitter has exacerbated some of his general bad habits as a hitter.