Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/17/14
CINCINNATI This is not a Tale of Two Cities, it is a Tale of Two Players who wear the uniform of the Cincinnati Reds.It is about Joey Votto and it is about Shin-Soo Choo.Votto and Choo played amazing back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday in Great American Ball Park, games won by the Reds, 3-2 in 13 innings Saturday, and 10-6 Sunday.Votto: Seven hits. Two home runs.Choo: Reachd base in 11 of his last 12 trips to the plate, causing teammate Todd Frazier to say, Thats insane, just insane. Its crazy, but its special. Im happy he is such a nice guy.There is a perceived difference between Votto and Choo. Fans believe Votto has been in hiding, deep in a slump, losing his swing, struggling to live up to his 240 million contract because until Saturday he had only one home run.And they believe Choo never makes an out as the new leadoff hitter for the Reds and it certainly seemed that way Sunday when he got on base all five times he batted and five of his last six times Saturday.While they a...
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