If Bruce and Votto were having average years, with Frazier and Mesoraco raking like they are, the Reds offense would be OK.
Bruce is an anomaly though in that within what appears to be consistent seasons b/w 2010-2013 are months of continual peaks and valleys. His propensity in the past to fall into prolonged slumps is worrisome when considering this season long funk in '14.
Last edited by OldXOhio; 07-29-2014 at 12:22 AM.
Originally Posted by nate
Chapman can be downright pornographic at times.
Let's not anymore. It's an exercise in futility. Guy is so deep in his own mind he might as well be Syd Barrett. He is getting pitches to hit that do not force him to hit into the shift....he is still trying to pull them.
That is not making adjustments. That is being stubborn and he might wake up wondering what happened to his career sooner than later.
I would say the frustration is getting to him. And Carlos Gomez....this is how it's done.
When people say that I donít know what Iím talking about when it comes to sports or writing, I think: Man, you should see me in the rest of my life.
Let's take a look at his OPS by month:
Following this pattern he should have an OPS of 1046 in August and an OPS of 583 in September.
"But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."