deutschland wrote:i definitely think starting out Bruce in the 2 slot is a strange move. Bruce, like Votto is a lefty. Both have speed. I'd just think it would make more sense to have Bruce start out in the 7 hole since he's raw and Votto has proven himself already.
Bruce is faster, better hitter, and they've talked about him being at the top since ST. While Votto isn't too slow, he isn't what you'd want at the top of the order.