15.04.2011 [CBSSports.com] - "It's very disappointing," first baseman Joey Votto told the Reds' official website. "... I think for our first road trip, especially it being a West Coast trip, for us to have gone home with a winning record would've been a really positive thing for
Joseph Daniel "Joey" Votto, (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. In 2010, he won the National League MVP Award, the National League Hank Aaron Award, and the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year.
Growing up in Toronto, Joey Votto thought of baseball more as an escape and a way to stay out of trouble than as his future job. Like so many Canadian athletes, he tried hockey first, but it didn't work out. Baseball stepped in as a way for Votto to focus his energy. And focus he did. “I remember I said to Joey, 'Swing the bat ...
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eis 6foot3, 225 pounds and batslefthanded, andevery time Joey Votto stepstothe plate attheGreat American Ball Park, thefans expect their first baseman todo something great.Usually, he obliges. Born in Toronto,the softspoken Canadian was drafted bythe Reds in 2002. As a youngster, Votto played hockey as well as ...
Joey Votto (so far) is included on that short list of career Reds (since 1960). And now Philips is gone, of the two most recognizable members of the recent Reds, now there is only one. Joey Votto Votto is a home grown hero. He was drafted by the Reds in 2002. After one partial season (2007) of seasoning, he assumed the ...
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Joey Votto, who helped Cincinnati reach the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was the runaway choice Monday for the National League's Most Valuable Player Award. (Nov.... - 22.11.2010, YahooSports
15.04.2011 [ESPN] - 1B: Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds (PIT-1, ARI-3 @STL-3), 5.4 market price: Votto's market price is on the rise, but he's worth the investment. The top point-getter at first base with 61 points, Votto is hitting .444-2-7 with 13 runs scored.
14.04.2011 [Austin American-Statesman] - Joey Votto had three hits for the Reds, including an RBI double. Colorado 5, New York 4: Troy Tulowitzki hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and added a double and a single and the Rockies, off to the best start in club history, improved to 8-2.
14.04.2011 [Examiner.com] - Here was an amazing statistic to chew on from the Padres-Reds series: Reds slugger Joey Votto has more hits himself than the Padres' 3-4-5 hitters so far this season. Padres faithful are used to close games and nailbiters at Petco Park
14.04.2011 [Mansfield News Journal] - Joey Votto tied a career best with four hits, the last a single to put runners on first and third with no outs in the ninth. Scott Rolen hit a shot to right-center but Young ran it down to limit it to a sacrifice fly. Gomes singled, but Putz struck out
14.04.2011 [Sports Radio Interviews] - While their pitching came together late in the season, it was the Reds high-powered offense led by MVP Joey Votto that fueled their run to the postseason. The season is young, but the Reds are doing their best to show that last season was a sign of
07.04.2011 [Bizjournals.com (blog)] - Take Joey Votto, for instance. He was only the National League's MVP last year. Well, he's making a partly $7.4 million this year. Sure, he'll get by on that. But he's far from Cordero status. The Journal's Jared Diamond used a stat-geek metric called
23.03.2011 [Yahoo! Sports] - As a lifetime Cincinnati Reds fan, watching Joey Votto(notes) take home the National League MVP and the Reds winning the NL Central was like a dream come true last year. Being a Reds fan has not afforded me many opportunities like these in recent years
15.04.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Some Reds had rough road trips at the plate: Jay Bruce (3-for-19), Ryan Hanigan (2-for-13), Ramon Hernandez (1-for-11), Paul Janish (4-for-20), Brandon Phillips (6-for-23), Scott Rolen (4-for-18) and Drew Stubbs (5-for-23). As for Joey Votto
11.04.2011 [BoSox Injection] - Batting average for Joey Votto this past week. Votto has emerged as a superstar in baseball over the past few years, winning the NL MVP in 2010. He hits for power and average for the Cincinnati Reds and has gotten off to a hot start this season.
15.04.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - FANGRAPHS LOVES JOEY VOTTO. TML's not a stats weirdo, but this is good stuff: For his career, 45.3% of the pitches Votto has been thrown have been in the strike zone, though that number has been dropping for each of the past few years as pitchers have
14.04.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Joey Votto led off with a single. Jonny Gomes followed with a single that sent Votto third. Juan Francisco got Votto in with a fielder's choice groundout. Chris Heisey followed with drive in the deepest part of the park in left-center.
13.04.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto singled with one out in the first. San Diego starter Clayton Richard struck out Scott Rolen, but Jonny Gomes doubled into the right field corner to score Phillips. The Padres tied it in the second and would have taken
15.04.2011 [jambands.com] - The Cincinnati Reds won the division last year, lead by NL MVP, Joey Votto. The Reds should be pretty good this year, but having made no significant offseason moves, the Reds will have a tough time battling Brewers for division best.
02.04.2011 [The Kingston Whig-Standard] - Like his Canuck counterpart in Cincinnati, Joey Votto, Morneau is one of the players the entire country can really get behind. But whether he can get back to the level that led to him winning the AL MVP award in 2006 remains to be seen.
07.04.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Brandon Phillips walked and Joey Votto singled. Votto, by the way, has hits in all five games. Scott Rolen sent one to the wall in left-center to get them home. Jay Bruce beat out an infield single to make it first and third.
12.04.2011 [Eleven Warriors] - In one incredible sequence in a game against the Padres last night, it took a Padres middle reliever 5 minutes to throw 5 pitches to Joey Votto, as he repeatedly attempted to keep Brandon Phillips on the bag at first and also initiated a conference
13.04.2011 [The Independent Weekly] - (Top 5 major-league OPS in 2010: Josh Hamilton, Miguel Cabrera, Joey Votto, Albert Pujols, Jose Bautista.) OPS accounts for both on-base efficiency and power. Thus a home-run hitter can be valuable to a team despite low batting average and/or OBP by
24.03.2011 [Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Amanda Hopkins/Staff By Amanda Hopkins • firstname.lastname@example.org Jake Hedger wants baseball fans to know is that Joey Votto is “way better” than Albert Pujols. The Deer Park High School sophomore and Tim Hubbard, a Deer Park English teacher
OTTAWA-Joey Votto may need a new trophy case after the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys, Ontario named the Cincinnati Reds first baseman the winner of the Tip O'Neill Award for the seventh time. The hall annually hands out the award to a Canadian baseball player judged to ...