Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, August 17, 2021 -- "Fun With Numbers: Joey Votto"

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"The resurgence of Votto means a lot for his Hall of Fame case. Prior to 2021, he seemed like a Hall of Very Good candidate, his career bWAR likely to land in the low-60s gray area where most guys don’t get into the Hall."