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Joey Votto

  1. Brandon Phillips doesn’t value on-base percentage, Joey Votto does. Does this matter?

    Mar 23, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT

    Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips

    Brandon Phillips says the focus on on-base percentage is “messing up baseball.”

  2. Joey Votto: “I’m a different hitter than most.’

    Mar 6, 2015, 8:45 AM EDT

    Joey Votto

    Votto explains his approach to one of his biggest detractors.

  3. Russell Martin made a point to emulate Derek Jeter . . . and Joey Votto

    Mar 3, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Russell Martin

    Reds fans may wonder why anyone would WANT to be like Votto, but everyone who doesn’t listen to Marty Brennaman knows that Votto is a pretty swell guy to emulate.

  4. Joey Votto on his critics: “I’m not going to use the word ignorant — but ignorant.”

    Feb 21, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    Joey Votto

    Votto addressed continued criticism of his approach upon arriving to Reds camp today in Goodyear, Arizona.

  5. Reds GM on re-signing Johnny Cueto: “It’s very tough in our market”

    Feb 6, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Johnny Cueto AP

    Cueto threw a league-leading 244 innings with a 2.25 ERA and league-high 242 strikeouts last season to finish runner-up in the Cy Young balloting to Clayton Kershaw.

  6. Todd Frazier on Kyle Seager’s seven-year, $100 million extension: “I’m aware of it, of course”

    Dec 6, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    todd frazier getty

    Earlier this month, Seattle bought out all three of Kyle Seager’s arbitration seasons and four seasons of free agency with a seven-year, $100 million extension. Todd Frazier plays the same position as Seager, is only one year older than Seager, and had very similar numbers to Seager in 2014 …

  7. Joey Votto to have “zero limitations” in spring training

    Dec 5, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Cincinnati Reds - Game Two

    Joey Votto will be expected to go at full speed when spring training kicks off in February, having recovered from a quadriceps injury.

  8. Reds GM Walt Jocketty says Joey Votto is “doing great”

    Nov 14, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    It sounds like things are going well for Joey Votto, who missed the entire second half of the 2014 season with a quad injury.

  9. Walt Jocketty signs multi-year contract to remain with the Reds

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Bryan Price, Walt Jocketty

    The Reds have underwhelmed under Walt Jocketty, but the Reds signed him to a multi-year deal to keep him around through at least 2016.

  10. Bryan Price would like Joey Votto to play before the end of the season

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    If Joey Votto is healthy enough to return before the end of the season, Reds manager Bryan Price would like to see his first baseman back in the lineup.

  11. Joey Votto is still feeling discomfort in his quad

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

    Votto Getty

    Joey Votto hasn’t been progressing as well from his quad injury as the Reds would have liked.

  12. Joey Votto has resumed light baseball activities

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:56 PM EDT

    joey votto getty

    Joey Votto is finally beginning to make some progress in his recovery from a severe quad strain. According to MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon, the Reds first baseman began taking dry swings and throwing lightly on Tuesday afternoon.

  13. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  14. Reds call up Dylan Axelrod to replace Homer Bailey in the rotation

    Aug 16, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Dylan Axelrod

    The Reds made a handful of roster moves on Saturday, including calling up Dylan Axelrod to take Homer Bailey’s spot in the rotation.

  15. Brandon Phillips is cleared to swing a bat

    Aug 8, 2014, 9:56 AM EDT

    Brandon Phillips

    The Reds’ second baseman is on his way back.

  16. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  17. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.,

    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

  18. Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo

    Jul 20, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati is going to be without second baseman Brandon Phillips (thumb) and first baseman Joey Votto (quad) for another month at least, so to stay in contention in a crowded National League Central race upgrades will probably have to be made at the July 31 deadline. And the hunt has already begun.

  19. Skip Schumaker not cleared to return from concussion

    Jul 18, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Skip Schumaker had hoped that the All-Star break would provide enough time to recover from a July 10 concussion, but the Reds utility man remains out of the lineup with continued symptoms.

  20. Reds manager says Joey Votto won’t be out “months and months and months”

    Jul 16, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto is one week into his second disabled list stint for a quadriceps injury and manager Bryan Price seems relatively optimistic about the former MVP’s return timetable.

  21. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    baseball grass

    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  22. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

  23. Reds hope to get Joey Votto back for the “stretch run”

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

    Votto Getty

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto has received platelet-rich plasma injections in an effort to get past his lingering quad injury.

  24. Skip Schumaker placed on concussion disabled list

    Jul 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Brandon Phillips underwent surgery yesterday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and now the Reds will be without one of the potential options to fill in at second base.

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