Cincinnati Reds
2015 Avg.
.275
 
Career Avg.
.309
Name  Joey Votto
Born  9/10/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  19
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  R
5/27/2015 11:12:00 AM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto is 6-for-15 (.400 BA) lifetime against Kyle Kendrick.
Insight: Votto has one homer and two doubles against Kendrick, and could be in line for a strong game on Wednesday afternoon.
 
5/13/2015 9:26:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run in the victory over the Braves on Wednesday.
Insight: Votto didn't have a hit in his last three games, so it was nice to see him get one with a man in scoring position. He is hitting .306/.408/.529 with seven home runs and 21 RBI in 121 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 9:24:00 AM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto accounted for half of Cincinnati's hits in the nightcap of a doubleheader versus the White Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Votto went 3-for-4 in the second game after he sat out the first one due to a suspension. Votto drove in two runs on a single in the third, which were Cincinnati's only two runs of the game. Votto is hitting .327/..424/.579 with seven home runs and 20 RBI in 107 at-bats this season.
 
5/9/2015 1:06:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto is not in Saturday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: It's a doubleheader day, so expect him to be back for the nightcap.
 
5/8/2015 4:16:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto has been suspended one game for making contact with the home plate umpire.
Insight: He was ejected during Wednesday contest for the offense, so no surprise here. Votto will serve the suspensio on Friday.
 
5/6/2015 9:22:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto was ejected Wednesday for spiking his helmet.
Insight: He may even receive a suspension, as Votto made contact with home plate ump. Stay tuned.
 
4/30/2015 10:47:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto was 2-for-5 with an RBI-double in the, 5-1, victory over the Braves on Thursday.
Insight: Votto broke a scoreless tie with his double in the sixth. He is hitting .317 with seven home runs and 17 RBI in 82 at-bats this season.
 
4/29/2015 10:56:00 AM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto is getting the day off on Wednesday.
Insight: Kristopher Negron is getting the start at first base. Votto should be back in action next time the Reds take the field.
 
4/28/2015 9:33:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto had two hits, including a home run, Tuesday against the Brewers.
Insight: It was his seventh homer of the season, and Votto now has a .316/.429/.645 line this season.
 
Hot4/22/2015 9:23:00 AM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto hit yet another home run in the, 16-10, offensive slugfest against the Brewers on Tuesday.
Insight: Votto has three home runs in the last five games and six on the season. He was 2-for-5 on Tuesday with the solo home run, walk and three runs scored. Votto is hitting .377/.492/.792 with 13 RBI as well.
 
Hot4/20/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto hit another home run as he continued his strong start to the 2015 season.
Insight: Votto was 2-for-4 versus the Brewers on Monday, hitting a two-run bomb in the seventh that pretty much sealed the win. Cincinnati won, 6-1. Votto is hitting .375/.492/.771 with five home runs and 12 RBI this season.
 
Hot4/19/2015 10:36:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto continued his hot start as he went 2-for-4 on Sunday even with Cardinals ace pitcher Adam Wainwright on the mound.
Insight: Votto singled in his first two at-bats versus Wainwright, scoring in the third inning. That was the only run the Reds scored as the Cardinals won, 2-1. Votto is hitting .364 with four home runs, eight runs, 10 RBI and 10 walks in 44 at-bats this season.
 
Hot4/17/2015 11:35:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto went 2-for-3 with a solo home run in the, 6-1, loss to the Cardinals on Friday.
Insight: Votto has continued to hit very well in the two-hole of the Reds lineup. He is slashing .378/.489/.811 with four home runs and 10 RBI this season. Votto is proving he definitely wasn't healthy last season.
 
Hot4/14/2015 10:53:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto continued his hot start, going 2-for-3 on Tuesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Votto had an RBI-single in the fourth. That was his ninth RBI of the season. Votto also had a double. He is hitting .375 with three home runs in the first eight games.
 
Hot4/10/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto smashed two more homers Friday against the Cardinals.
Insight: He went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, two runs, and the two home runs. Votto has a .412/.444/.941 line through four games this season.
 
Hot4/9/2015 4:40:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto continued his solid start to the 2015 season.
Insight: After two RBI last night, including the walk-off knock, Votto was back at it on Thursday. He helped the Reds sweep Pittsburgh with his first homer of the year. It was a two-run shot, and Votto now has four RBI through three games.
 
3/2/2015 2:55:00 PM
Description: Reds first baseman Joey Votto is not up to "game speed," according to manager Bryan Price.
Insight: Votto (knee) should be healthy at the start of the season and has a .310/.417/.533 career slash line. Of course, he was nowhere close to that in 2014 when he hit .255 with six homers and 23 RBI in 62 games. Hopefully the batting stroke will return.
 
1/22/2015 10:49:00 AM
Description: Reds manager Bryan Price said first baseman Joey Votto's health is looking "very, very good" according to MLBlogs.
Insight: That's reassuring for a first baseman who missed 100 games last season due to a distal quad strain. Votto should be healthy at the start of the season and has a .310/.417/.533 career slash line.
 
9/21/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: The return of Reds first baseman Joey Votto this season is looking doubtful according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Votto has taken batting practice and ran the bases this week, but according to Reds manager Bryan Price, he is not pain free. The club has little incentive to bring back the former MVP for one meaningless week of baseball, so we do not expect to see him again until 2015.
 
9/12/2014 1:50:00 PM
Description: Reds 1B Joey Votto (quad) made the trip to Milwaukee with the team.
Insight: We still don't have a timetable for his return, but this is encouraging news.