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Joey Votto

Joseph Daniel Joey Votto, (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds.

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I see you looking this way Joey Votto
I think every baseball player should study Joey Votto's approach. It's ridiculously good.
Joey Votto just got mad lining out in the 9th inning of a 9-2 game on September 20 on a bad team. Dude eats, sleeps and breathes hitting.
Watching Joey Votto (only 75 strike outs) reminds my of great Wade Boggs was for 18 years. He averaged 41 per year. One of the greatest!!
[NIGHT CAP]. Issues with the MVP award may cost some of the league's best rightful consideration, .
Joey Votto joins the 300 club, find out the only other Reds to reach base that many times in a season, and Bengals prepare for Pack at 11
i don't think Joey Votto could have cussed any louder.
Joey Votto annunciated that word for all to hear.
Typical joey votto screaming the f bomb after striking out.
Tell us how you really feel, Joey Votto. 😂
Joey Votto admitted he actually was being too selective at the plate before latest hot streak…
Joey Votto joins the century club...100 runs scored again.5th time.
ESPN broadcasters for the Red Sox-Orioles game are speaking very highly of Joey Votto. Saying how he gets better as the season goes on.
Random incredible stat: Since the start of 2009, Joey Votto has only hit 9 infield flies (of 1,166 total fly balls).
Joey Votto joins Pete Rose as the only players in history to reach base 300 times in 3 separate seasons.
Joey Votto reclaims his thrown atop NL MVP race according to Predator Run Index. He may not be on good team, but th…
Joey Votto has reached base 299 times via hit, walk or HBP this season.
10 years ago today, Joey Votto made his Major League debut at Great American Ball Park.
Joey Votto's walk-up song is Dope Man by NWA. I have gained new respect for this man.
Reds to play every gm of season multiple times since 1962. Pete Rose 6x. Leo Cardenas '64 '66. Joey Votto '13. Votto has playe…
Joey Votto's .420 on-base pct with 2 strikes this season is tops in the Majors. h/t
about 3 months ago, I wrote to Joey Votto to ask his for an autograph picture of himself, have not reply back to me
Joey Votto just walked with the bases loaded. Sure there's someone complaining about him walking.
Only qualifying hitters with more walks than strikeouts in 2017:. Joey Votto - 127 BB, 75 Ks = +52!. Justin Turner - 56…
Interesting article on why Joey Votto should be in convo for NL MVP. Stanton's team is 20 gb and Reds 18.5.
In 681 games vs NL Central opponents, Joey Votto is slashing .324/.438/.558 with 117 HR and 480 walks (778-for-2401)
Reds beat the Pirates, 4-2, with four solo home runs — two by Zack Cozart and one each by Joey Votto and Scott...
1B Joey Votto, SS Zack Cozart and OF Adam Duvall have been named to the watch list for this year's Silver Slugger awards. h…
to wish on-base machine Joey Votto a very happy birthday! 🎂
PG: Jay Williams. SG: Joey Votto. SF: Paul Goldschmidt. PF: me. C: Randy Johnson. Ain't no one scoring on us in the pai…
If if Joey Votto can beat a shift, why can't Freddy Freeman
The world needs more people like Joey Votto.
Joey Votto's got 34 walks this month (8 in his last 2 gms)- 6th most in one August by a National League player (Most: 39- Ralph Kiner, 1951)
Pictured: the best player in the National League, and Joey Votto
Joey Votto has a better Cooperstown case than you think
Adam Duvall explains his and Joey Votto's botched dugout celebration. .
Joey Votto had a very Joey Votto night against the Cubs at Wrigley Field,Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo lead Cubs to route over reds 15-5.
VIDEO: Joey Votto cares not for Cubs' four-outfielder shift, hits double
The streak no-one knows about. Joey Votto has reached base TWICE in 18 straight games. The record is 21…
When Joey Votto comes up to hit and you decide to break out the slow-pitch softball configuration...
Joey Votto owns a .512 OBP in the 2nd half over the last 3 seasons (176 games). Mike Trout ranks 2nd...at .438.
Joey Votto launched this foul ball into the upper deck 😂
Joey Votto is so good that he managed to hit a double against a 4-man outfield alignment
Joey Votto is going to lead the NL in OBP for the 6th time in the last 8 seasons. He's so ridiculously under-appreciated.
How the Cubs played Joey Votto in his last AB... he doubled
Joey Votto threw a baseball out of Wrigley Field because he is a jerk, hero
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A four-man outfield doesn't scare Joey Votto one bit.
used 4 outfielders vs. white-hot Joey Votto, and he still delivered a double. What will Maddon try tonight?
Joey Votto on stacking up against Mike Trout:
The Cubs tried a strange four-player outfield to limit offense, and it still didn't stop Joey Votto
Latest piece on the remarkable Joey Votto, & his remarkable age 34 season. He deserves better. Via .
Normal: Joey Votto gave the fans a gift. . Weird: He did this:
The Cubs had a four-man outfield when Joey Votto came to bat. Votto doubled. 🎥:
This is the Cubs shift for Joey Votto. He still hit a double.
ICYMI: FOUR OFs could not stop Joey Votto from getting a hit.
The Cubs had this shift for Joey Votto and he still hit a double 😂😂😂
Joey Votto has reached base safely multiple times in 19 straight games, two shy of the modern era record of 21 set by Ted W…
Which side would you rather have: Miguel Sano and Joey Votto or Ryan Zimmerman and Aaron Judge?
Scooter Gennett has more home runs than Joey Votto, Scott Schebler and Adam Duvall combined since the All-Star Break.
Joseph Daniel Votto is headed to Miami!. Congratulations to Zack Cozart and Joey Votto our 2017 Reds All-Stars!
Joey Votto tells Mike Lowell his four levels of choking up: Hitting, 2 Strikes, Scared to Death, Kershaw.
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Aaron Judge's BABIP is higher than Mark Trumbo's slugging percentage and is just one point shy of Joey Votto's on-base percentage.
If there is one thing that is so impressive about Joey Votto it's this, according to Thom Brennaman 👇🏻
Joey Votto dons donkey suit to get ASG votes for Zack Cozart. (SPEEDonFOX)
Joey Votto. In a donkey costume. On television. If that doesn't get you to then nothing will. ☑️
Joey Votto's 2-run single caps 4-run 6th, 5-5 vs. going to 7th. Michael Lorenzen on for
Joey Votto is on pace for his 7th season with an OPS+ over 150 (min. 200 PAs per year), matching Joe DiMaggio's car…
James Tip O'Neill presentation by to Joey Votto. with Scott Crawford,
Scott Crawford of joins me next to talk about giving Joey Votto another Tip O'Neilll Award!…
Joey Votto has a .467 on-base percentage after falling behind 0-2 in the count this season. Best in baseball.
Jeff Brantley low-key throwing shade at Joey Votto. Par for the course for Reds broadcasters. 🖕🏻
HIGHLIGHTS: Reds smack three homers in loss to Cubs: Zack Cozart, Tucker Barnhart, and Joey Votto homered in……
Short list of players Mike Trout has passed in career WAR in 2017: Bernie Williams, Joey Votto, Jason Giambi, Orlando Ceped…
Harold Reynolds just said that Joey Votto is a better hitter than Miguel Cabrera. And I thought he was an *** before.
Baseball stats guru Bill James weighs in on Joey Votto's Hall of Fame prospects and Reds rebuild.
Still 3-1 Phillies after 5. Jose Peraza singled in the 5th but was stranded when Joey Votto flew out to CF.
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Correction: Only players to hit multiple home runs of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke:. Joey Votto. Carlos Gonzalez. Madison Bumgarner
Good piece on how a young Joey Votto became an MVP (and kinda ended Scott Hatteberg's career).
He wanted to be Ted Williams, so he became Joey Votto via
I'm not guilty of this. I've never asked a terrible question!. Just don't ask Joey Votto, Ned Yost, Jamie Moyer, Bruce Bochy ...
Cincinnati Reds’ Joey Votto is capable of carrying team back to the playoffs in 2017
I don't think Brett Lawrie, Russell Martin, Michael Saunders, and Joey Votto would've changed things THAT much, but…
This is so true. Really sad players like Russell Martin and Joey Votto didn't play.
And no matter what happened over those 3 games, Russell Martin, Joey Votto & Michael Saunders are still Canadian &we won't let you forget it
lol. They don't belong. A great big screw u to Joey Votto and Russel Martin
Sub-objective list of hitters that I love: Barry Bonds > Mike Trout > Joey Votto > Christian Yelich
Any thoughts from you guys on the comments Marty Brennaman had on Joey Votto?
Marty Brennaman on Joey Votto: Tell us your opinion.
Why do we have to talk about Joey Votto and Marty Brennaman every single off-season? I’m exhausted.
I guess Marty Brennaman expects Joey Votto to pitch every 5th day and maybe close, too.
radio legend Marty Brenamann has strong opinions about Joey Votto's contract. And, by extension, Joey Votto…
Marty Brennaman ripping Joey Votto is just awful. He is still one of the best in the and still will be next time the are good.
Marty Brennaman Had a Few Words to Say about Joey Votto via
Longtime Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman went OFF on the Joey Votto contract. Hoo boy by
Marty Brennaman goes off about Joey Votto's contract
Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman went off about Joey Votto's contract
Jeff Mathis, a career .197/.254/.308 hitter, has hit .313/.308/.688 in 52 PA with the bases loaded. He has more grand slams than Joey Votto.
Challenge: play a season of RTTS on the highest difficulty with a 2015 Joey Votto walk rate and an andrelton Simmons K rate.
Trade: Blue Jays acquire Joey Votto from the Reds in exchange for Justin Smoak, Ryan Goins, and every Goins fan account.
The only stat that has Ian Desmond over Joey Votto and Adam Duvall over Freddie Freeman (yes, I ran the numbers)
Ryan Zimmerman kinda looks like Joey Votto but like a 6 instead of a 10.
[Buchanan] Joey Votto on stacking up against Mike Trout
Me: Hey Rogers go get Joey Votto . Rogers: He's too expensive & we have Justin Smoak. Me: .
Votto gets stitches but OK after throw hits chin
Let's dispel with this fiction that Joey Votto isn't good in the first half of the season. He's always good!
Instead of Bautista and Encanacion, the Blue Jays need Joey Votto badly. . Left handed first baseman (🇨🇦) who's an MVP candidate again.
Joey Votto declared himself fine after sustaining a cut on his chin during Thursday's loss to the Cardinals.
Reds: Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning: Yadier Molina hit a disputed d...
Agreed, On the list of org problems, "Joey Votto gets paid a lot" isn't close to the top.
Really hope Dan Murphy or Joey Votto wins the MVP, however I'm 90% sure Bryant will win it
“I rarely suffer injuries but when I do, it's probably when I hit a double.” -maybe Joey Votto
Thursday's game ended with plenty of controversy and a loss in their series finale with the Cardinals.
Joey Votto's insane second half is just one storyline to look out for as the Reds finish… https…
Joey Votto said he was OK. Price said Schebler is out for tomorrow
VIDEO: Joey Votto exits with bloody chin after taking outfield throw to the face.
Nightly reminder that Joey Votto is absolutely incredible.
In the excitement over the game's ending, everyone seems to have forgotten about Joey Votto's chin.
Somewhere in Ohio, someone is blaming this on Joey Votto.
Joey Votto get an honourable mention?
I think Joey Votto intentionally underperforms the first half of the season so he doesn't have to deal with the national attention. .410 avg
"Joey Votto played out of this world in games that didn't matter" is my newest favorite terrible criticism of Votto
Votto leaves game with cut chin (Yahoo Sports) - ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto left Thu...
god Cubs go with Buchanan to start opener in Cincy: Can Joey Votto finish the second half with a .400 batting...
ICYMI - Joey Votto had 3 hits including a home run last night, raising his average to a season-high .324.
After spending the first half of the year at about .200, Joey Votto is going to end the year in the top 5 in regards to avg. Impressive
Joey Votto leaves game after being hit on the chin by a ball.
CIN mlb .com: Votto exits after being hit on chin by throw
Covering tonight for Joey Votto puts the Reds up 2-0 with a two-run shot off Taylor Jungmann in…
Joey Votto has 15 career pop-ups in 5,389 plate appearances, zero this year. Todd Frazier has 36 THIS season.
I have the same bithday as Paul Goldschmidt, Joey Votto, Randy Johnson, and Dustin Peterson. Today is good
I have greg bird as slugger with a good average. maybe a Joey Votto type guy
Joey Votto is on pace to lead the National League in walks and on-base percentage, each for the fifth time in his 9 full season…
You: "It's a shame that solid players like Billy Hamilton and Joey Votto have to play ball in a place like Cincy.". Me: "No, it's not."
Joey Votto looks very similar to Mark Giordano. And they're both from Toronto. Illuminati.
What Votto's confrontation tells us about him.
Great example from Joey Votto, who apologized to fan after angrily grabbing the fan's shirt via
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Joey Votto gives interfering Reds fan a death stare only to apologize with a signed baseball
So, Jay Bruce, any special reason you chose "Yeah," he said. "Joey Votto's plate discipline." Smart man.
Good old Canadian boy! Joey Votto shows fan what he thinks of him.
Joey Votto with the fan reaction of the year! ...
I don't know much about Joey Votto, but this is pretty cool!
Joey Votto working overtime on his elaborate scheme to hide his sexual preference. What's next Votto???
It's OK to get in the way of an opposing teams player to catch a foul ball not your own team!
Sorry, Joey Votto, but you can't just fondle a fan's breast, no matter how big it is.
POLL Q: What should Joey Votto's punishment be after fan incident last night? . VOTE:
Joey Votto gets super salty with fan who interfered on foul ball, apologizes with signed ball.
The fan wanted to offer 1B Joey Votto an apology. He received one instead.
ICYMI: Joey Votto, fan finish night in style after rocky start. Story:
wonder if the cards are done yet not sure about Joey Votto though take care you look great in a biniki and cards top shorts
Like Joey Votto but why is he always getting into it with fans? Not a good look
Joey Votto grabbed Reds fan’s shirt in disgust after foul ball, then apologized
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Today on Did the Reds fan deserve an apology from Joey Votto? Mistake for LeBron to feed into MJ comparisons?
Joey Votto grabbed the shirt of a fan that prevented him from making a catch. . He made up for it later:
This is awesome. Joey Votto signs a ball with an apology for a fan who he interacted with on a foul ball.
Reds Joey Votto Gets Super Salty with Fan Who Interfered on Foul Ball, Apologizes with Signed Ball via
Joey Votto apologizes after taking his frustration out on front row fan.
Joey Votto, you're such a *** I lost all respect for your sorry *** missing a pop up then blaming it on a fan.
Joey Votto is a *** Last night was just another example of his LDS
As fan I respect Joey Votto. All athletes have bad response in heat of battle.What he did later was classy
😭😭 at what Joey Votto did to that fan last night
Joey Votto apologizes for ‘bullying’ fan whose shirt he angrily grabbed
You cannot be more accountable than Joey Votto was after an incident with a fan Tuesday night.
Reds fan draws ire of Joey Votto before receiving apology souvenir - via App
Man, despite regressing a bit, Joey Votto is still an OPS machine.
This was a classy move to make amends with the fan after showing frustration.
Joey Votto wants you to remember who you root for on a foul ball
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Joey Votto is a man. Shows up a fan, realizes he's wrong, admits it, apologizes on the spot, and remedies it.
Joey Votto goes to catch a ball in the stands, but a fan prevents him from making the catch. Vott... - via App
It took some innings, but Joey Votto & a fan sorted everything out. . Full Story:
It's always good to know when you've gone a little too far. Joey went 4-for-4 for the Cincinnati Reds last night,...
Did you happen to catch this during the Cardinals-Reds game last night? Votto punks the fan but watch how he...
Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto had an interesting interaction with a few young San Francisco Giants...
Joey Votto, Jay Bruce, and Adam Duvall (twice) all went deep for the on Tuesday.
Brandon Phillips flies out to Jason Heyward in center stranding Joey Votto on 2nd to end the top half of the 7th with the score 7-5 Reds
In my replay, Joey Votto doubles in his last at bat of the season to deprive Albert Pujols of the Triple Crown.
.had 8 Ks, and the bullpen pitched 7-plus innings, allowing only the one run.
Joey Votto of all people, he aint even good and caught $225. *** Kershaw plays literately 35 out of 162 games and pulls in $225 million
Awesome: "No, Joey Votto will never stop trolling opposing fans by denying them souvenirs" via
There ya go! You can't be mad at Votto if you like Pete. Unless you want to be a hypocrite. Then, by all means, hate Joey.
Joey Votto is hitting .255 while Zack Cozart is at .257.
Joey Votto is slashing .325/.471/.538 in June and has also stolen five bases in the month.
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People are really bent out of shape about this Joey Votto situation.. Relax people
he's done it before. There's film of him in Philly taunting fans. Maybe Joey Votto has an issue with the Mid-Atlantic region
Reds' Joey Votto was a big meanie to some fans on Friday
The have Joey Votto. fans get no foul ball-o.
Reds' Joey Votto played some tricks on Nationals fans Friday: Reds first baseman Joey Votto played a trick on...
I've just redone all the floors in Joey Votto's home. Hope he enjoys
Joey Votto has made it his mission to troll every fan of a opponent this season:
Reds gave Joey Votto over 200 mil -- and people freaking about Mike Conley?
The other 3 Canadian player with 3 HR games that Michael Saunders joins are. Joey Votto, Justin Morneau & Larry Walker.
Joey Votto, Justin Morneau, and Larry Walker. Very solid company to be in.
Saunders is only the 4th Canadian born player with a 3 homer game (Larry Walker, Justin Morneau, Joey Votto)
About Hamilton's return from concussion DL, and Joey Votto's big numbers in Houston:
Leadoff single for Joey Votto ends Kendall Graveman's day after just 4+ innings. Fernando Rodriguez takes over for up 4-1
I'll bet would love to have a few beers w/ Joey Votto, Pacman Jones & T. J. Houshmandzadeh.
Why don't we all pretend we're not soft as baby thighs and let this Joey Votto thing go? Stupid *** media
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For some reason when Joey Votto steps into the box Jeremy Hellickskn turns into Nolan Ryan
Here's a look at the long partnership between Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips:
Tonight will be the 1000th game Brandon Phillips & Joey Votto have started together on the right side of the field.
Brandon Phillips hits 1,500 games with Reds, 1,000 next to Joey Votto via
Someone needs to tell Joey Votto, Jay Bruce and Brandon Phillips that it is 2016. In this series, they are playing like it is 2010.
8 years ago, Joey Votto becomes 3rd Cdn to hit 3 HRs in MLB game. Larry Walker & Justin Morneau other CDNs to do so.
Some good calls on the yesterday including Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, Giancarlo Stanton, Xander Bogaertd and Drew Pomeranz
Would Reds' star Joey Votto really walk away from $200 million? [The Mercury News]
Walks, top 6 in Reds history, all-time: Pete Rose, Barry Larkin, Joe Morgan, Johnny Bench, Joey Votto, Adam Dunn. I love that list.
Not sure how I missed this little nugget: earlier this season, Joey Votto passed Adam Dunn for 5th place on the Reds all-time BB list.
actually I think was gonna give us Hector Neris and Jeanmar Gomez for Joey Votto and Zach Cozart
.Joey Votto, Justin Morneau, and Russell Martin are all Canadian MLB players
Apr 23, AB 4: Kris Bryant grounds out, shortstop Zack Cozart to first baseman Joey Votto.
Apr 23, AB 2: Javier Baez grounds into a double play, shortstop Zack Cozart to second baseman Brandon Phillips to first baseman Joey Votto.
& playing in front of second capacity crowd at GABP this season. It's a Joey Votto bobblehead night. Also sold out opening day.
The last time it happened was the Joey Votto grand slam off Henry Rodriguez in Cincinnati on Mothers Day 2012
Brett Gardner with the Joey Votto special. Four walk game
Jeremy Hellickson has Joey Votto's number, but bullpen wastes his effort.
The Phillies just walked the bases loaded in a tie game to bring up Joey Votto. In case you wondered if managers actually make a difference.
Jeremy Hellickson is the first pitcher to strike out Joey Votto three times in a game since Matt Garza in July 2014.
Joey Votto is 0-for-3 with three strikeouts against Jeremy Hellickson today. What in the?
>> Pete Rose sees Hall of Fame numbers on Joey Votto's resume
Joey Votto, asked by catcher A.J. Ellis why he was leaning on his bat after every pitch, said: "I'm thinking."
Votto is always underrated. If you asked a casual fan, "is Eric Hosmer on Joey Votto's level," they'd probably say yes. Prosecution rests.
I'm watching the Reds Padres game from last night and Joey Votto's pants are tight lmao nh
Joey Votto has the tightest baseball pants out of any baseball player I have ever seen
Joey Votto is a gift (and talks about his clothes, by extension his pants )
Joey Votto going with the tight high pants. Bold move
Joey Votto & have some fun on Catch the first baseman on at 9pE!
Joey Votto bunts for a single. Bryan Price talked about how Votto and Jay Bruce have worked on bunting vs. the shift.
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Anthony Rizzo is 26. Joey Votto won the MVP at 26. A teammate sees a similarity. Hmm…
pretty diverse group at 156 with Willie Mays, Frank Thomas, Joey Votto, and *** Allen.
Best thing about televised Spring ball today? Joey Votto in midseason form. A walk and two opposite field base hits. The man.
Dean's daycare is having super hero day on Friday and has chosen to go as Joey Votto.
Unsure how realistic this is, but a fun read. A Jose Bautista alternative for the Blue Jays: Trade for Joey Votto.
Everything about Joey Votto is Hall of Fame. I hope he's a player forever. And then beyond.
this is the year Joey Votto beats an umpire to death with a bat, and if there's a god, it'll be Jerry Meals
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