I think Votto will take a while to adjust to MLB pitching. He strikes me as the "vulture" type (did I just make up a useful baseball term?), who does an exceptional job of thriving on bad pitching but is many times over-matched and the more quality pitching.
If players weren't overmatched by good pitching...then it wouldn't be good pitching, would it?
Votto either needs ML at bats this year, or the Reds should trade him in the offseason while he has value. Knowing the Reds, they'll screw this up too.
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