It sounds like Votto is making a stong argument to make the big league club before Homer. Unfortunately, there isn't room for Votto like there is room for Homer.
"Are you trying to say Jesus Christ can't hit a curveball?!"
Edwin Encarnacion : Joe Randa
Joey Votto : _____________
A.) Scott Hatteberg
B.) Jeff Conine
C.) Sceff Hattenine
D.) All of the above
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.