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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Reds hoping to continue recent Wrigley dominance

Wrigley Field hasn't provided much of a home-field advantage the last two seasons for the Chicago Cubs against the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds will hope that trend continues as they begin a 10-game trip there Friday against the Cubs, who will look to end an 18-inning scoreless drought. Cincinnati (6-9) has made itself at home in the "Friendly Confines" over the last two...
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Series wrap-up: Limping home

The Pirates have dipped below .500 for the first time in 363 days and ended their road trip by losing 5 out of 6 against division rivals. After they pulled of a win in the suspended first game of this Reds series, they followed it up with a tough loss on Tuesday night and a total stinker on Wednesday afternoon. This was a brutal week. There’s no need to over react to a bad week...
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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...
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What's ahead tonight on Reds Weekly

Coming up on the latest edition of Reds Weekly, which you can catch tonight at 6 p.m.: - His sense of direction on and off the field is impeccable. We'll tell you why Chris Heisey has an insatiable fascination with maps. - Plus, you'll get a tour of the high-tech hub Major League Baseball has designed for replay reviews. - And, why is Joey Votto channeling Dudley Do-right...
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Rubber game for Reds and Pirates

Judging by the first two games of this series, it may be difficult to believe that the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates have had trouble providing run support for their top starters. Cincinnati and Pittsburgh look to change that Wednesday at Great American Ball Park as Johnny Cueto and Francisco Liriano square off for the first time since October's NL wild-card game. The...
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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...
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Video: Todd Frazier cracks third home run of the season

Your browser does not support iframes.After scoring 12 runs on Sunday, the Reds picked up right where they left off on Monday, thanks to this long drive by Todd Frazier in the bottom of the first.Frazier's third home run of 2014 came with Joey Votto aboard and essentially gave the home team an early 2-0 lead.The Reds are vying to snap a four-game losing streak to Pittsburgh dating...
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Reds jump on Rays pitching early in win

CINCINNATI -- Chris Heisey hit his first grand slam and Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in career high-tying four runs as the Cincinnati Reds took advantage of Tampa Bay's depleted pitching staff for a 12-4 victory on Sunday. The Reds' best offensive showing of the season featured Mesoraco's three-run homer, Joey Votto's two-run shot and Heisey's pinch-hit slam...
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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...
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Lineup shakeup moves Votto to two hole

Joey Votto makes his ninth career start in the two hole, and his first since 2008.
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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...
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Teryn's Hot Topics: Everything from the home opener to a wounded warrior

      ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals might be just a hair over .500 in their first 10 days of the season, but Opening Day in St. Louis on Monday receives a perfect score from this girl. Cardinal fans showed why they are the best fans in baseball by painting the town red despite the wet weather. The rain didn't faze Kayla and me, either. We were able to enjoy the new view from...
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Joey Votto Does Mounties Right On Live TV

((HT: MLB Network))If only other people could be as serious as Cincinnati Reds 2010 MVP Joey Votto...He did a segment with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar on "Intentional Talk" and crushed it...Joey Votto is solving problems, people...That is all...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto Shows Canadian Pride In Mountie Uniform

Cincinnati Reds first baseman and proud Canadian Joey Votto lays down the law for the boys of Intentional Talk in his Mountie uniform. Votto yuks it up about his trustworthy horse named “Nibbles” and finishes the lighthearted piece with his best Canadian accent. The post Joey Votto Shows Canadian Pride In Mountie Uniform appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
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Joey Votto Hilariously Appears on MLB Network in Canadian Mountie Outfit

Joey Votto is a pretty funny guy. On Tuesday afternoon before the Reds’ game against the Cardinals, the Cincinnati first baseman went on MLB Network’s Intentional Talk in a Canadian mountie outfit. The former NL MVP spoke like this for 8 minutes, backing up his Canadian pride the whole time seriously, yet jokingly. [YouTube] The post Joey Votto Hilariously Appears on MLB Network...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds’ Joey Votto Embraces Canadian Heritage In Recent Interview (Video)

Joey Votto embraced his Canadian heritage on Tuesday when he dressed as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (also known as a Mountie) for an interview on MLB Network’s program “Intentional Talk.” Votto surprised the show’s hosts, Chris Rose and Kevin Millar, by dressing in full Mountie regalia and doing a complete deadpan interview. His straight-faced answers and...
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Video: Joey Votto does entire MLB Network segment in full "Mountie" character

Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds is more than just a former National League MVP and proud holder of a career .419 on-base percentage...he's also a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Just ask him.Votto made a guest appearance on 'Intentional Talk' with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar on Tuesday in full "Mountie" gear and also full "Mountie" attitude...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Proud Canadian Joey Votto Dresses As Mountie For Interview On MLB Network

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was born in Toronto, Canada and is apparently pretty damn proud of that fact. During an interview with MLB Network’s “International Talk” yesterday, Votto donned a full Mountie uniform while answering questions from hosts Chris Rose and Kevin Millar. The usually reserved Votto stayed in the Mountie character for pretty much the entire...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto conducts interview dressed as Canadian Mountie (Video)

Joey Votto really broke out of his shell during a funny interview Tuesday with MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” in which he actually dressed as a Canadian Mountie. Votto has struggled with anxiety and panic attacks during his career and hasn’t always been known as a charismatic, media friendly-guy. But he certainly did some work changing […]
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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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12 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...
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12 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto did an interview 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.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

How much Fun is Canadian Mountie Joey Votto?

We missed the segment today on one of our favorite shows Intentional Talk on MLB Network, but we had to get this up on the blog. Reminds me of this: If only Joey had the power of the WWF’s version of The Mountie. The Mountie always got his man. And he had that cool plastic toy cattle prod.
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