Joey Votto's New Contract Is Like A Mortgage-Backed Security

Reds first baseman Joey Votto officially signed a big contract extension today. A big, honking deal: 10 years, $225 million, on top of the two years and $26 million the Reds already promised him for 2012 and 2013. There's an option year for 2024. » 4/04/12 4:00pm 4/04/12 4:00pm