Found July 16, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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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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