Re: BP on Votto's contract and hard feelings over his...
Originally Posted by VR
I think someone needs to sit down and explain OPS and WAR to Brandon.
Brandon is clearly the better athlete....and certainly better with baseball acumen and instincts.
Problem is, Joey delivers what matters the most.....driven mostly by a good eye and good power. He is a mediocre defender, and downright lousy baserunner.....but his rare hitting abilities put him in an entirely different league as Brandon.
Those traits also pay the best too, and I think Brandon's hurt feelings are just a misunderstanding of his true value compared to Votto's.
I don't think anyone should actually attempt to explain that stuff to Brandon but in a perfect world yeah this is spot on.
"three dimes, a one hundred dollar bill and and 87 ones..."