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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    Quote Originally Posted by madeirawood View Post
    That certainly is amazing. And not one RBI on the road.
    Is that the sound of trash cans banging at home games?
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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    Votto's home/away splits this year are insane!

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...&year=2020&t=b

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    Split	G	PA	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	BA	OBP	SLG	OPS	BAbip	tOPS+	sOPS+
    Home	18	76	63	14	23	3	0	6	12	13	8	.365	.474	.698	1.172	.347	204	204
    Away	17	68	59	6	5	2	0	0	0	9	15	.085	.206	.119	.325	.114	-12	-6
    So at home he is Bonds circa 2003, on the road Aaron Harang.
    Easy solution, bat him third at home, make him a starting pitcher on the road.

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    Votto's home/away splits this year are insane!

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...&year=2020&t=b

    Code:
    Split	G	PA	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	BA	OBP	SLG	OPS	BAbip	tOPS+	sOPS+
    Home	18	76	63	14	23	3	0	6	12	13	8	.365	.474	.698	1.172	.347	204	204
    Away	17	68	59	6	5	2	0	0	0	9	15	.085	.206	.119	.325	.114	-12	-6
    So at home he is Bonds circa 2003, on the road Aaron Harang.
    Updated, it really is amazing. Check out the BABIP too...

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    Split    G GS PA AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO   BA  OBP  SLG   OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+
    Home    20 20 83 68 16 25  3  0  8  14  0  0 15  9 .368 .482 .765 1.247 52   2   0  0  0   1   0  .333   215   222
    Away    23 23 94 83  9  9  3  0  1   2  0  0 11 22 .108 .213 .181  .393 15   3   0  0  0   0   1  .133     4    12
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
    Generated 9/15/2020.

    Good news is, he should rake over the next 9 games.

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    I am so glad he got rid of that crotched down batting stance and returned his hands high and more up right. He looks way more fluid and driving the ball. Hope he NEVER goes back to that ridiculous stance. He needs to stay with this stance the rest of his career

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    If this team makes the playoffs and has a chance once they get there, Votto needs to hit well. Hopefully tonight's 3-4 will get him rolling.

    Everyone needs to hit better, but Votto is this team's leader, and I'm convinced the offense will be better if he's hitting like his old self.
    (Referring to Jack Hannahan signing with a Korean team)
    Since there are no teams on the moon, I guess South Korea's far enough from Cincinnati to satisfy me.
    -RichRed

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    Quote Originally Posted by OGB View Post
    If this team makes the playoffs and has a chance once they get there, Votto needs to hit well. Hopefully tonight's 3-4 will get him rolling.

    Everyone needs to hit better, but Votto is this team's leader, and I'm convinced the offense will be better if he's hitting like his old self.
    He is hitting like his old self (or even better) at home. If he can bring his away form up a few notches than bam. But man, his record at home this season is incredible. OPS at 1.158 right now! In 2010, it was 1.024 overall. If he carries the Reds at home games, then someone else can step up at the away games.

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    The leadoff experiment? Bad. Joey's crouch, overthinking phase? Bad. #3, just rake.....really good.
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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    After close to 400 posts, is there a consensus on what they should do with Votto?
    "In my day you had musicians who experimented with drugs. Now it's druggies experimenting with music" - Alfred G Clark (circa 1972)

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    Re: What to do w Joey Votto

    Quote Originally Posted by GAC View Post
    After close to 400 posts, is there a consensus on what they should do with Votto?
    I've decided that they should encourage Votto to continue hitting the baseball hard.

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