Originally Posted by gfas
The batting order really makes a minimal difference. I'm talking about the difference between Robinson or Paul or even Cozart batting second. What this team needs is for Phillips and Votto to get hot again at the same time. Simple as that.
I agree with this. These guys are just slumping right now and it's affecting the whole lineup. They just seem lifeless and resigned at the plate overall.
We are looking a bit like the Pirates of the past two seasons. Hopefully they can wake up the bats.