The Indians suffered a pretty humiliating loss to the Reds Tuesday night, surrendering seven runs in the ninth inning for a 7-4 defeat. The fatal blow came from Joey Votto, who plated three runs with a bases-loaded double against newly entered right-handed reliever Dan Otero.
The Brewers and Reds must have been getting antsy in their respective dugouts on Thursday night, because the teams mutually decided to hold their seventh-inning stretch a few innings early. Normally, the benches clear in baseball when there’s some sort of a confrontation, or a threat of violence. But in this case,…
Reds first baseman Joey Votto is a fantastic baseball player, a charmingly prickly dude, and a Canadian. Those last two things converged recently to produce one of his more memorable quotes, in which he explained that he really doesn’t give a shit about Canada.
The cool thing about Joey Votto is that he never stops being Joey Votto, and that’s what makes him one of the most peculiar and entertaining stars in baseball. He’s the slugging first baseman who chokes up on his bat and seems to love a walk more than a hit; he’s the guy who can force a team into playing a four-man…
Like anyone who can boast a 166 wRC+, Joey Votto does a lot of impressive shit. (For the record, there are only three other players who meet the minimum for plate appearances and can boast a 166 wRC+ right now.) Here is one such example: the Cubs trying to use a four-man outfield shift on Votto, only to watch him beat…
On June 1, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto had a triple slash of .213/.330/.404. I wrote an article expressing the opinion that, at the time, he was bad. A lot has changed since then. Joey Votto, like he did to the buffoon in the Reds shirt at last night’s game, has owned me.
Don’t try to pull any shit on Joey Votto. Asking for some charity while sitting in some expensive seats? That’ll get you a taste of Joey Votto’s praxis. Trying to catch a foul ball and getting in Votto’s way? He’ll pull your card.
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.
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