Found August 26, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
Where would the Reds be without Ryan Ludwick this season. He has carried more than his fair share of the load since Joey Votto went on the disabled list and is the clear favorite to win NL Comeback Player of the Year. Signed by the team as a free agent in late January, Ludwick has proved to be worth every bit of his $2.5 million salary this year...and then some. Ben Lindbergh of ESPN Insider and Baseball Prospectus recently recognized Ludwick for his good play in this post entitled "Veterans driving the races". He features the 34-year old as one of five veterans who are making an impact for playoff contending clubs. Here's all of what he had to say about Ludwick: What he's done: The Reds are 65-38 since their .500 April and 25-10 since losing Joey Votto to knee surgery in mid-July. No player has been more responsible for that run than Ludwick. He was a below-average batter with the San Diego Padres in the past two seasons, even after adjusting for Petc...
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