Originally Posted by BluegrassRedleg
Arguing the small details obscures the fact that Votto's an ideal 2 hole hitter for this year's team, given his approach and production. If this was an AL team and a competent manager, there wouldn't be any hesitation about pencicling him in 2nd.
I don't disagree with this. As long as he's in the top 3, I'm pretty much okay with it. Leadoff would be a little weird, but it would be better than 4th in some ways.