Jun 10, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
After spending nearly a month on the disabled list with a strained quadriceps Reds first baseman Joey Votto is back in the starting lineup and batting third for tonight’s game against the Dodgers.
Jun 7, 2014, 2:35 PM EST
Reds first baseman Joey Votto will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.
Jun 5, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
Joey Votto is three weeks into his recovery for a strained quadriceps muscle and was able to field ground balls at first base and take batting practice with the rest of the Reds today.
May 30, 2014, 1:40 PM EST
Joey Votto is eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday, but the former MVP isn’t ready to return from a strained left quadriceps and there’s no official timetable yet for him to rejoin the Reds.
May 21, 2014, 3:50 PM EST
Cincinnati got relatively good news on Joey Votto’s injury, which turned out to be a quadriceps strain rather than the feared significant knee problem, but the former MVP is still headed for the disabled list.
May 20, 2014, 11:45 AM EST
A quarter of the way into the season, the Phillies have managed to tread water in the not-so-rugged National League East. Now comes a pivotal stage in the team’s schedule.
May 19, 2014, 9:01 PM EST
We learned last Friday that Joey Votto was dealing with a distal quadriceps strain in his left knee. Four days later, the Reds have yet to make a decision regarding a possible stint on the disabled list.
May 16, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
Devin Mesoraco in, Jeff Francis out, and Nick Christiani down. The Reds made a handful of roster moves prior to Friday night’s series opener against the Phillies.
May 16, 2014, 5:08 PM EST
Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Reds first baseman Joey Votto is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam on his left knee and is likely to be placed on the disabled list.
May 9, 2014, 9:50 PM EST
Nolan Arenado’s quest to break Joe DiMaggio’s MLB record 56-game hitting streak ends at 28.
May 2, 2014, 6:29 AM EST
Let’s play two! Three times! And let’s have a sweep in all three of them!
May 1, 2014, 9:21 PM EST
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Carlos Gomez took a home run away from Joey Votto tonight.
May 1, 2014, 6:53 AM EST
In today’s ATH we offer a few quick history lessons too. For example, did you know that “And That Happened” used to be called “Hark, this Occurred” back when it was a print feature? True story.
Apr 27, 2014, 6:00 PM EST
Reds manager Bryan Price made the right call in challenging a first-inning ruling by the first base umpire, but was punished in several ways.
Apr 16, 2014, 3:34 PM EST
Cueto set a career high for strikeouts as he tossed his third career shutout
Apr 12, 2014, 1:01 PM EST
Joey Votto will hit second Saturday for the first time since 2008. Kudos to Bryan Price.
Apr 8, 2014, 10:03 PM EST
Reds first baseman Joey Votto said in February that he wants Cincinnati baseball fans to get to know him better and that his workmanlike approach might have kept that from happening in his first several years with the club. If this is the real Joey Votto — dry-witted but goofy — we’d love to see more and more …
Mar 31, 2014, 10:30 AM EST
My friend Michele has a son named Whitaker who is into baseball. Really into baseball. Like, I can’t tell you how much he’s into baseball. He plays on a traveling team called the Central Ohio Saints. Go to that link. Of the two tall kids, he’s the one on the left. By the way: he’s 12,…
Mar 30, 2014, 11:28 AM EST
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cincinnati Reds. The Big Question: Is this still a playoff team? The Reds won 90 games last year to…
Mar 27, 2014, 8:10 PM EST
UPDATE: CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the deal includes two vesting options valued at $30 million each. If Cabrera maxes out the deal, he could make as much as $352 million over 12 years. 6:56 p.m. ET: The new money in the deal works out to eight years and $248 million, per FOX Sports’…
Mar 21, 2014, 10:45 PM EST
Billy Hamilton is already dealing with pressure, as he is taking over as the Reds’ center fielder and lead-off man at the age of 23. Many expect him to become the fourth player since the turn of the millennium to steal 70-plus bases, joining Jacoby Ellsbury (2009), Jose Reyes (2007), and Scott Podsednik (2004). He…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EST
Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…
Mar 7, 2014, 11:20 PM EST
Billy Hamilton hit .368 in 22 plate appearances in September last season, but some in the know say that Hamilton will struggle to hit in the Majors. In his first season against Triple-A competition last season, Hamilton hit .256 with a .308 on-base percentage and a .343 slugging percentage. Hamilton’s signature has always been his…
Feb 21, 2014, 11:55 PM EST
John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer tweeted a link to an interesting video about Joey Votto earlier tonight. (If you can’t watch the video through Twitter, this link should work.) In the two minute-long video, Votto talks about how many Reds fans have the wrong idea about him. He attributes this to his workmanlike demeanor…
Feb 11, 2014, 9:50 AM EST
Yesterday we linked the story about Aroldis Champan’s offseason in the wilderness. He’s having adjustment problems. He sleeps late. He seems aimless in the offseason. It was kind of sad, actually, and you do wonder about where his head is at. Paul Daugherty certainly wonders. He’s quite upset at the story — he even questions…
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