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Joey Votto came out of a rare slump with a 2-for-3 night Sunday in the Reds' 4-2 victory over St. Louis. He went into Sunday's game with one hit in his last 13 at-bats. He was 6-for-28 (.214) since returning from the knee injury that had him out for three games. He even went hitless for two games in a row for the third time this year. Reds manager Dusty Baker doesn't think the knee is bothering Votto at the plate. "I don't see the knee as much as some fatigue maybe," Baker said. "That usually happens around this time of year. The knee's affected his running." Votto made the All-Star team. He traveled from San Diego to Cincinnati then to Kansas for the All-Star Game, then back to Cincinnati for Friday's game. Thursday was his only real day off. Votto will likely be out of the lineup for one of the four games in the series with Arizona that starts Monday. Baker wasn't too concerned with the mini-slump. "Sometimes you...
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Reds first baseman and MVP frontrunner Joey Votto will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a torn meniscus in his left knee.
Joey Votto throws a grounder to second before the first night game of the … [visit site to read more]
Fitting title for this week’s show. Joey Votto out for 4 weeks with a torn meniscus. Having surgery this week. What will the Reds do in his absence?
In this week’s show:
Why did Votto continue to play if he was injured on June 29th? Why did he play in the All-Star Game?
Who should the Reds call up in his absence?
Trade Deadline: Janish traded over the weekend. Will...
CINCINNATI There are no placards hanging in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse that say, "Keep a stiff upper lip," but there are, indeed, more stiff upper lips these days than on the Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace.
It is all due to the loss of All-Star first baseman Joey Votto for three weeks after he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday.
The team, of course...
Of all the people you might have thought would take Joey Votto’s roster spot while he’s on the DL with that arthroscopic knee surgery, I bet you didn’t consider a right-handed pitcher.
But John Fay says that Todd Redmond (the guy the Reds just traded Paul Janish for) is coming up today to give the Reds some flexibility if Johnny Cueto’s start tonight … [visit site to read more]
As soon as the news broke a friend of mine, a lifelong Cincinnati Reds fan, texted me an ominous statement; “It’s time to find out what the Reds are made of.”
With superstar Joey Votto recently announcing he needed knee surgery, and would be out for a month, that statement couldn’t be truer. Votto is in the midst of another MVP level season and his loss could be a huge blow...
Well, this is absolutely not the news that the Reds needed today...first baseman Joey Votto has torn his meniscus in his left knee, and will miss three to four weeks. The Reds are currently leading the NL Central by a game over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The good thing for the Reds is that over the next four weeks and thirty games, they play just six games against teams above...
Arroyo had a rough go of it tonight.
Joey Votto is having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and will miss three to four weeks. Oh yeah, and the Reds (50-39) also played and subsequently lost 5-3 to the Diamondbacks (43-46) tonight.
Bronson Arroyo (L 4-6, 4.03) reverted back to his 2011 ways for the night and was the losing pitcher, giving up five earned...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- CINCINNATI (AP) -- One bit of news took the Cincinnati Reds from their season high point to a new low -- they have to try to hold onto first place without Joey Votto.
The Reds had their six-game winning streak snapped on Monday night shortly after learning they'll be without their best hitter for up to a month. Miguel Montero drove in four runs, and the Arizona...
Joey Votto needs knee surgery, and Jose Bautista is out with a wrist injury.
Two of baseball's best hitters were sidelined in a matter of hours Monday, one night before a pair of top pitchers are slated to return to the mound.
Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia are both set to come off the disabled list Tuesday - and the way things are shaping up this summer, pennant races all over...
After going through a rough stretch Lance Lynn resumed his dominant early season ways in last night's game against the Brewers. Lynn pitched 7.0 innings of one run ball and rung up 10, although he only came away with a no decision in the Cards win. Miguel Montero and Mark Reynolds had almost identical nights for their respective teams. Montero went 3-4 with a HR and...
Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major Leagues:
– The Chicago White Sox placed right handed pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 15-day Disabled List with an elbow injury. He was scratched from his Monday start, and placed on the DL to activate Philip Humber from the DL.
– Infielder Robert Andino suffered a strained shoulder and according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB...