Posted March 31, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Joey Votto
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
Check out this video for you preview of the 2012 Cincinnati Reds. National Baseball Expert Frankie Piliere thinks there's even more to be had out of Joey Votto and he tells us why in this preview. Watch below for all your Reds news straight from spring training.

Behold! Joey VottO's cereal!

Move over Honey Nut Cheerios, there's a new honey nut cereal in town...or at least in the region of southern Ohio. Cereal lovers, and fans of the Reds slugger alike, can pick-up a box of this limited edition item at any Kroger store in the greater Cincinnati/Dayton area. This vitamin-infused food is made by PLB Sports and packaged in a majestic 14-ounce box of whole-grain...

Reds, Votto agree to $225M extension

Votto confirms extension is close

The Cincinnati Reds are about to make their biggest news since trading for Ken Griffey Jr. in 2000. First baseman Joey Votto confirmed to the Cincinnati Enquirer on Monday that he is close to signing a long-term contract extension with the team. Terms of the deal, which was first reported by, are not known. Votto, 28, is signed for $9.5 million this season and...

Reds, Votto close to $200 million extension?

The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly extremely close to signing first baseman Joey Votto to an extension that could cost the team upwards of $200 million, reports Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors.  I can only assume the deal would be similarly structed to the nine year, $214 million contract signed by Prince Fielder this offseason as opposed to Albert Pujols's ten year, $240 million...

Cincinnati Reds First Baseman Joey Votto has cereal named “VottO’s”

    Last month we brought you the news of 2011 American League Cy Young and MVP award winner Justin Verlander endorsing Fastball Flakes cereal. 2010 National League MVP, 2011 Gold Glove Winner, and two-time All-Star first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds Joey Votto has joined the club. Kroger and the Cincinnati Reds are longtime [...]

Preseason All-NL Central Team

Votto headlines an impressive collection of players The votes are in! Thanks to everyone who took the time to cast their ballot. This was definitely a fun post to put together. But without further adieu, here is the unveiling of the Redlegs Review Preseason All-NL Central team, as voted by you all. I hope you enjoy. Starters C Yadier Molina (STL) 1B Joey Votto (CIN) ...

FanGraphs Audio: The Dave Cameron Sports Machine

Episode 159 After a week’s hiatus, FanGraphs Audio returns with managing editor Dave Cameron reacting to the news from the internet that Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto is coming to terms on an extension with the Reds. Also discussed: Juan Francisco, Carlos Zambrano, the FanGraphs organizational rankings. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on...

Reds getting things done right up to the opener

The Cincinnati Reds and Walt Jocketty have been busy.  First, they decided to trade Juan Francisco for Atlanta pitching prospect JJ Hoover. I don’t think anyone was happy with Francisco after showing up to camp over weight and failing to properly rehab his injury.  Now the Reds have added another young strong arm to the minors that could help in the future. Here is Hoover’s...

The UnExperts:MLB Predictions You Should Bet Your House On!

Like the UnExperts, Baseball is back! Sorry Japan we only know it happened because we were told it did. NickEv AL Champ Detroit Tigers AL MVP Evan Longoria NL Champ Cincinnati Reds NL MVP Joey Votto World Series Champ Detroit Dark Horse Washington Nationals See more from NickEv HERE CarlH AL Champ New York Yankees AL MVP Robinson Cano NL Champ Chicago Cubs NL MVP Troy Tulowitski...

The Reds would like to keep Votto and Phillips long term, but can they? (Part I)

Two of the best players on the Reds Major League roster, Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto are under team control for two and three more years respectively. Obviously General Manager, Walt Jocketty, would like to keep them both beyond that point but can he? According to Tracy Ringolsby of FOXSports, Jocketty “has been involved in talks to try to sign both players to multi-year deals...

A plethora of Reds links

Opening Day is less than a week away now, which means there's no shortage of Reds-related reading on the web. Here's my best attempt to roundup some of the more notables ones: * The team wants to keep All-Stars Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto around long-term. But what they want and what they can do may not be the same thing, writes Tracy Ringolsby of

The Reds would like to keep Votto and Phillips long term, but can they? (Part II)

Yesterday we talked about the Reds' intentions of keeping both Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto, and explained how much we believe Phillips should make in a long-term deal. Now its time to evaluate Votto. Tracy Ringolsby of, believes that Prince Fielder's nine-year, $214 million deal with the Tigers and Albert Pujols‘ 10-year, $254 million with the Angels will...
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