Dec 6, 2014, 8:35 PM EST
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 …
Dec 5, 2014, 10:25 PM EST
Joey Votto will be expected to go at full speed when spring training kicks off in February, having recovered from a quadriceps injury.
Nov 14, 2014, 8:25 PM EST
It sounds like things are going well for Joey Votto, who missed the entire second half of the 2014 season with a quad injury.
Sep 26, 2014, 6:35 PM EST
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.
Sep 6, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
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.
Aug 29, 2014, 6:25 PM EST
Joey Votto hasn’t been progressing as well from his quad injury as the Reds would have liked.
Aug 26, 2014, 8:56 PM EST
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.
Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EST
Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.
Aug 16, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
The Reds made a handful of roster moves on Saturday, including calling up Dylan Axelrod to take Homer Bailey’s spot in the rotation.
Aug 8, 2014, 9:56 AM EST
The Reds’ second baseman is on his way back.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EST
Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.
Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EST
The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.
Jul 20, 2014, 2:05 PM EST
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.
Jul 18, 2014, 9:35 PM EST
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.
Jul 16, 2014, 2:50 PM EST
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.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EST
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.
Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
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.
Jul 12, 2014, 4:14 PM EST
Reds first baseman Joey Votto has received platelet-rich plasma injections in an effort to get past his lingering quad injury.
Jul 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EST
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.
Jul 10, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
Cincinnati’s injury woes keep getting worse, as Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will be “out a while” with a ligament issue and possible tear in his left thumb.
Jul 8, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
At age 31 he’s being paid just $12 million this season, but Votto is owed another $213 million from 2015-2023.
Jul 7, 2014, 3:15 PM EST
Jay Bruce has been exclusively an outfielder in the majors and minors, playing there for each of his 1,257 professional games, but with first baseman Joey Votto on the disabled list Reds manager Bryan Price has Bruce starting at first base tonight against the Cubs.
Jul 6, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
The Reds may have to live without Joey Votto for at least a couple weeks as the first baseman may be headed back to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quad.
Jun 29, 2014, 4:37 PM EST
Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Sunday afternoon — as relayed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle — that right-hander Sergio Romo has been stripped of the club’s closer gig. The Giants plan to use a committee for a while.
Jun 19, 2014, 9:16 AM EST
You can’t predict baseball.
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