Joey Votto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joey Votto Swinging At Unusually High Rate Of Pitches

    Real GM Baseball "Joey Votto is one of baseball's most patient hitters, but the Cincinnati Reds star has been swinging at a very high rate of pitches to begin the 2017 season. Over the first week of the season, Votto has a 90.2% zone-swing rate. His career mark is just 68.5%. Votto may be swinging more often..." April 12

  • Will Votto grow old before Reds grow up?

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The numbers say Joey Votto will be worse in 2017. Or, perhaps more accurately, not quite as fantastic. Yes, the Cincinnati Reds first baseman is coming off arguably the best two-year stretch he’s ever enjoyed at the plate. Yes, only a pair of injuries have interrupted what otherwise would have..." April 03

  • 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