The Cincinnati Reds have been complete dogshit this season, but the most concerning decline has been their first baseman. Joey Votto’s power is missing in 2016. His hitting is, too.
Millennia from now, when humanity is extinct, the winds cease, and the face of the earth is ravaged, what little remains are left of Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati will still carry one eternal sound:
Baseball players are creatures of routine. During yesterday’s game, Joey Votto unveiled a new one: leaning on his bat between pitches.
The Reds may be approximately one million games out of the playoffs, but that doesn’t mean Joey Votto is mailing it in. In the middle of an at-bat during the 8th inning of tonight’s game against the Pirates, Votto was unhappy that home plate ump Bill Welke didn’t grant him time and/or made a bad strike call. After…
Joey Votto only needed three balls to get on base in Sunday’s game, because no one caught the mistake. Sunday baseball’s full of rogues who don’t even respect pitch counts. Everyone’s too laid-back.
Hold on to your butts: baseball season must be approaching, because someone's saying dumb things about the value of getting on base. And, surprise, it's a guy who doesn't do it very often.
Reds first baseman Joey Votto really shouldn't maintain such a tidy locker. When he does, people start to think he's leaving Cincinnati.
This is a pretty impressive way to end a baseball game. With two out in the top of the ninth and closer Francisco Rodriguez on the mound for the Brewers, Joey Votto sends K-Rod's 2-2 offering deep to center field for what looked to be a two-run home run that would give the Reds a 5-4 lead.
Joey Votto was struck out by Ubaldo Jimenez in the first inning of yesterday's Indians-Reds game. He was not happy about that, as evidenced by this torrent of fucks. Enjoy all the fucks.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Joey Votto is fine with everyone else's batting numbers being down.
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.
Reds slugger and 2010 National League MVP Joey Votto is endorsing a new cereal available at Cincinnati-area Kroger stores cleverly called VottOs.