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Joey Votto Needs His Legs

We talk a fair bit about Joey Votto in these electronic pages. Some may say we do it too much, perhaps. But it’s for a reason. It’s not that he’s paying us to — he’s not paying me at least. He’s simply a somewhat-fascinating specimen as far as baseball players go. He’s smart, he’s a […]
Via Fangraphs
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds place Joey Votto on DL again due to quad injury

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto is back on the disabled list. In his return, Votto hit .250 with a .699 OPS in 23 games, but the same quadriceps injury that put him on the shelf in May, has put him back on the shelf in early July. The Reds announced today that Votto would be […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ambulance Chasers, Week 15: A Votto-mless Pit in Cincinnati

It was just a couple of months ago that I discussed Cincinnati Reds' first baseman Joey Votto, and what his fantasy value would be the rest of the season. At the time, he was on the DL nursing a quad injury, and had yet to resume on-field activities.  I basically approached the situation this way: if you own him, trade him; if someone else in your league was growing tired of...
Via Razzball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Time To Drop Votto?

In Episode 91, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Review the show on iTunes and enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to StubHub! Click here for details. Today’s topics include: Whether Joey Votto is entering waiver wire territory...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto likely headed back to DL, season in question

Cincinnati Reds All Star first baseman, Joey Votto, is porbably headed back to the DL, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports:Sources: #Reds' Votto likely headed back to DL with same injury as before - strained left quad.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 6, 2014 Votto was on the DL from May 16 to June 10. Since his return, he has hit .250/.354/.345 with no homers, and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto's especially clean locker sparks trade rumors

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto might need to start keeping a messy locker if he wants to avoid being the subject of trade rumors in the future. Despite the fact that Votto has a full no-trade clause in his contract, rumors began to spread quickly on Sunday morning before the Reds-Brewers game that the slugger had been traded. Votto was given the day off against Milwaukee...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Joey Votto Gets a Day Off, Maybe More

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was not in the lineup today leading to speculation that he may be headed back to the disabled list with the same injury that put him there there the first time earlier this season, a left quad problem. He’s 1-for-his-last-11 and 6-for-37 over his last 11 games. In 23 games since his return from the DL, Votto is batting .250 with 11 RBIs...
Via Baseball News Source
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Interest in Votto's status remains intense

CINCINNATI -- It didn't take Sherlock Holmes with a magnifying glass saying, "Elementary, my dear Watson," to know that something was up Sunday morning in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse. Some of the clues indicated that perhaps Joey Votto was going on the disabled list, but that was not the case. Votto was given Sunday off but he was not placed on the disabled list....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto activated from the disabled list

For the first time since May 15, Joey Votto will be in the Cincinnati Reds starting lineup when the club takes the field for battle.This is because the 30-year-old was activated from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's home tilt against the Dodgers. Donald Lutz was optioned to Triple-A Louisville in order to make room for Votto on the 25-man roster.The return of Votto is a much...
Via Redlegs Review
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Comment of the Day: Votto appreciation

Our comment of the day comes from Susan on the article "Votto breaks up no hitter in rehab assignment." Reds slugger Joey Votto is continuing his rehab with the Louisville Bate but Susan is hoping to see him back in Cincinnati as soon as possible. Susan writes: "These are the boys that took us to the playoffs, and the boys we have loved and supported for a long time...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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