[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
[Bleacher Report] - For the season, Joey Votto was the Reds' secret weapon as he led them in batting average (.324), HRs (37), RBI (113), OBP (.424) and hits (177). That ultimately led to earning him the National League MVP award. To this point in 2011, Votto has hit
[Bleacher Report] - And with talent like reigning NL MVP Joey Votto, Jay Bruce, Brandon Phillips, Edinson Volquez and veteran Scott Rolen, the Reds could take the National League by storm this season. The attention that Albert Pujols' impending free agency has drawn
[Bleacher Report] - Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds: Potential realized. Votto went from a guy known in fantasy circles to a guy who edged the great Albert Pujols in MVP voting. Votto hit with 106 runs, 177 hits, 37 HRs, 113 RBIs, 16 SBs, 81 walks, and a OPS. 4.
[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 with 13 runs scored.
[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.
[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' hitters so far this season. Padres faithful are used to close games and nailbiters at Petco Park
[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
[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
[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
[ESPN (blog)] - In fact, only Ryan Howard (48) even came close, with Joey Votto's 36 next in line. Of course, much of that was accomplished in the expansive surroundings of PETCO Park in San Diego. Of those 50 home runs to left, 34 came on the road.
[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
[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
[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 He hits for power and average for the Cincinnati Reds and has gotten off to a hot start this season.
[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
[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.
[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
[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.
[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 remains to be seen.
[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.
[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
[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
[Cincinnati.com (blog)] - Amanda Hopkins/Staff By Amanda Hopkins • 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
[WKRC TV Cincinnati] - Pregame ceremonies will include recognize Joey Votto for his National League MVP honor. The team will also pay special tribute to former Reds Manager Sparky Anderson. If you can't make it down to the game on Thursday, March 31, Local 12 News has you
[Doc's Sports Service] - Reigning NL winner Joey Votto was the top player on the NL Central-winning Reds and AL winner Josh Hamilton was easily the best hitter on the AL West-winning Texas Rangers. You won't find an American League MVP from a bad team since Alex Rodriguez
[AZ Snake Pit] - Again for context, the two best HR-hitters last year (in terms of their HR/FB rates), were Joey Votto and Jose Bautista, whose HR/FB rates were 25.0% and 21.7% respectively. I honestly believe that our bullpen has been good so far this year.