Tag Archives: Joey Votto

While my Guitar gently walks

The Indians will be playing in an elimination game tomorrow and noted baseball columnist Mike Petriello has pegged Carlos Santana as a likely hero for the Indians. Cleveland’s best bet for hitting CC Sabathia… is probably Carlos Santana. https://t.co/K0h2S4sc8B — Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) October 11, 2017 I’ve been writing about Carlos Santana since he first appeared …

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The Big Red Machine is coming into town

This ain’t the Bench/Morgan/Perez/Foster version but this version kicks ass the same way.  The offense was already one of the best in the National League this year, but they have ratcheted it up a notch in June, and have been the best hitting team in June. Talk about firing on all cylinders: Name OPS wOBA wRC+ …

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The Mike Trout decade

Once again going to the well and using data provided by Bobby Down to show the best fWAR for position players this decade. Clayton Kershaw owns the decade for pitchers and Mike Trout for hitters. How lucky have Los Angeles fans been to have the two best players in baseball playing for them? Trout skipped …

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Joey Votto – best player on a bad team in the NL?

Joey Votto has been one of the best hitters in baseball for almost a decade but in those ten years, his team has had limited success.  Only three times have they won at least 81 games and most of the time are out of the pennant race by August 19th, just as they are this …

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