Joey Votto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marty Brennaman goes off about Joey Votto’s contract

    Larry Brown Sports "A few years ago, Joey Votto signed a massive contract extension with the Reds worth over $200 million, one that team broadcaster Marty Brennaman feels was a mistake. Brennaman, who has been a Reds broadcaster since 1974, was a host on a Cincinnati Reds radio show on WLW when a caller asked what..." January 06

  • Joey Votto explains why he is skipping the 2017 World Baseball Classic

    CBS Sports "When the 2017 World Baseball Classic begins in a little more than two months, Team Canada will be without their best player and biggest superstar. Reds first baseman Joey Votto is skipping the tournament to work on the parts of the game he has "decided were lacking" this past season. Here is..." December 29

  • Reds aren't looking to trade Joey Votto

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds still owe 33-year-old Joey Votto $179 million dollars on the extension he signed in 2012, but even if other teams had interest in him – and they do – Reds general manager Dick Williams doesn’t see the team trading Votto. “I've said it, Joey's a guy we're building around, we're not in..." November 10

  • Could Votto to the Blue Jays be rekindled?

    Today's Knuckleball "There were definitely real trade talks last July between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds about Joey Votto, and while there haven’t been talks lately, it still might be something to keep an eye on. While some saw the Votto talks as the brainchild of ex-Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos, who has..." October 15

  • Reds' Joey Votto: Forced out early Thursday

    CBS Sports "Votto was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Cardinals in the eighth inning after getting hit in the face by a throw from left field, Mark Sheldon of reports." September 30

  • Blue Jays Pursued Joey Votto Trade Last Summer

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Blue Jays opened “serious discussions” with the Reds last summer about a possible deal to add star first baseman Joey Votto, according to Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star. But those talks “never gained momentum,” per the report. Instead, Toronto shifted its attention to adding Troy..." August 23

  • Could Red Sox turn to Joey Votto as a David Ortiz replacement?

    Over The Monster "One of the biggest questions facing the Red Sox this offseason is how to fill the void that will be left by David Ortiz at DH. Let's just get this out of the way: they can't. There is no replacing David Ortiz, particularly not the way he's hitting this year. But the Red Sox have to write someone..." August 18

  • Reds fan draws ire of Joey Votto before receiving apology souvenir

    ESPN "Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto doesn't come to your job and bother you, and it seems he'd like to be paid the same respect at his place of business. Playing at home against the St. Louis Cardinals, Votto briefly engaged with a Reds fan while attempting to catch a foul ball along the..." August 03

  • Fan says Joey Votto ruthlessly rejected young fan who asked for his batting gloves

    Fox Sports "The Cincinnati Reds capped their series with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park with a 2-1 win on a night Madison Bumgarner pitched eight strong innings, and Reds star first baseman Joey Votto went 2-for-4 at the plate to extend his hitting streak to 12 games. During the game, a young fan..." July 28