Why things are turning around for the Cincinnati Reds

For a Cincinnati Reds team that started the 2014 season with eight players on the disabled list, the goal was to just make it out of April around .500. Their chances to do that looked bleak in the first few weeks of the season, stumbling to a 3-8 record in the first 11 games. However, some missing pieces to their puzzle have been working their way back to the line up and things have...
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Joey Votto on fire after move to two hole

CINCINNATI -- There are those who don't believe in coincidences, particularly every detective on every cop show ever produced. So is it coincidence or is it not that a shift in the Cincinnati Reds batting order has turned first baseman Joey Votto into a baseball blow torch. On Friday, Votto was batting in the No. 3 spot in the batting order, home sweet home for him for as long...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Things to Watch: This Joey Votto Profile

This is not Bearcat related in the slightest, but this feature about Joey Votto talking about the death of his father and subsequent depression really hit home with me. When I was laying in bed after I woke up this morning, I started thinking about it’s been nearly two years since my dad has died. More specifically, I was thinking about how during the morning I went to get my oil...
Via Bearcats Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds offense continues to press, come up empty

CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto took off from second base as soon as the baseball came off Brandon Phillips' bat in the bottom of the fourth inning. It was a clean line drive single to center field by Phillips and Votto was running as hard as he could towards third base, where coach Steve Smith's right arm was telling Votto to keep heading for home. The message was well intentioned...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lineup shakeup moves Votto to two hole

CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto will be batting in the No. 2 spot in the Reds Saturday against Tampa Bay, flipping spots with Brandon Phillips, as manager Bryan Price searches for a way to jump-start a sputtering offense. It wasn't the only switch that Price made to the lineup but it's the one that stands out the most. Votto has made 635 consecutive starts batting in the third spot...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Joey Votto wears Mountie uniform in hilarious interview

Stop and drop whatever you're doing right now to watch this hilarious interview MLB Network had with Joey Votto on Tuesday.As you can see, Votto is proudly wearing a uniform usually reserved for a Canadian Mountie. This naturally begs the question as to why.In spring training, MLB Network apparently pranked Votto by photoshopping the Mountie uniform onto him. On Tuesday, Votto...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Joey Votto does hilarious interview dressed as a Mountie (Video)

There's nothing bigger and better in Canada than the Red Serge. At least that's what Joey Votto says. Votto showed off his Canadian roots with pride as he sported the dress uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in a hilarious interview with MLB Network's Intentional Talk on Tuesday. The Reds slugger said the uniform comes in handy when his teammates get unruly...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Votto does interview dressed as a mountie

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was on Intentional Talk today before the Reds-Cardinals game, and he did his interview with Kevin Millar and Chris Rose dressed like a Mountie, hitting every Canadian stereotype you can imagine. This is pretty amazing.
Via The Outside Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Joey Votto's most recent radio interview

In case you missed it, Joey Votto went on the radio with Lance McAlister earlier this week for his final interview of spring training.It was conducted while Votto was navigating his way through Phoenix traffic following Cincinnati's game against the White Sox.During the interview, which begins around the 16-minute mark, the Reds first basemen discusses his struggles at the plate...
Via Redlegs Review
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Where does 'Baseball Tonight' rank Joey Votto among first basemen?

Over the last week, the ESPN "Baseball Tonight" crew has been cranking out top 10 rankings at each position on a day-by-day basis. On Tuesday, the time had come to unveil the rankings for first basemen.To no surprise, Joey Votto ranked favorably on the list, but just how high did he finish? How about second behind only Detroit's Miguel Cabrera.This ranking is a notch...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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