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.
Look, I've been hearing for the last couple of years that he is the "face of the franchise." I'm not so sure. I like him and like others have said the sky's the limit, but if he thinks he's leadership material, let's see some of it on the field.
"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
This is the time. The real Reds organization is back.