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Reds' Joey Votto: Collects three hits Thursday
Votto went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in a loss to the Cubs on Thursday.
Votto's fourth-inning infield single led to Cincinnati's first run as a result of a Chicago error. The veteran first baseman then went deep in the sixth frame for his sixth long ball of the campaign. After a brutal start to the season, Votto perked up at the plate in June, slashing .274/.361/.495 with four homers, 15 RBI and 14 runs over 26 games.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Hits two doubles
Votto went 2-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored in a 10-3 win over the Giants on Sunday.
Votto had come into the game riding a cold stretch, slashing a weak .190/.261/.214 over the past 15 days. The two-double day at the plate gives him 13 doubles on the campaign and lifts his season average to .213. Votto got off to a terrible start this year and is hoping to right the ship in the time that remains. He has never hit below .261 in a full season's worth of at-bats.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Resting Thursday
Votto is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Dodgers.
Votto will take a seat for the day game after a night game as Reds manager David Bell rolls out an all-right-handed lineup to counter Dodgers southpaw Clayton Kershaw. Brandon Drury will fill in at first base for Votto, who went 2-for-8 with a double between the first two contests of the series.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Returns to lineup
Votto (undisclosed) is starting Saturday against the Brewers.
Votto was scratched from the lineup for Friday's series opener against the Brewers for an unspecified reason but appeared off the bench as a pinch hitter. However, he'll serve as the designated hitter and bat cleanup Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Scratched from Friday's lineup
Votto was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Brewers, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
It's unclear why Votto was pulled from the lineup. Mike Moustakas will play first base while Kyle Farmer slots in at designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Clubs three-run homer
Votto went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, a walk and an additional run scored during Tuesday's 14-8 win over the Diamondbacks.
The veteran first baseman started the scoring with a three-run shot during the opening frame, and he also came around to score on Tyler Stephenson's homer during the eighth inning. Votto extended his hit streak to six games and has gone 7-for-21 with three home runs, two doubles, 10 RBI and eight runs during that span.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Not in Friday's lineup
Votto will sit Friday against the Giants.
Votto has looked great since returning from the COVID-19 injured list, homering twice while posting a 1.156 OPS in seven games. He'll get a rest Friday while Mike Moustakas handles first base.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Knocks first homer
Votto went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk in Sunday's 3-2 in over Toronto.
Votto launched his first home run of the year Sunday, taking Yimi Garcia deep with a go-ahead blast in the eighth inning. The lefty slugger now has three extra-base hits in three games since returning from a stint on the injured list. Prior to that, he had just one extra-base hit with a .413 OPS through 22 games.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Officially activated Friday
Votto (illness) was activated from the COVID-19 injured list Friday.
The veteran first baseman has been sidelined nearly three weeks after testing positive for the virus, but he's now back with the Reds after going 2-for-11 with four walks over a four-game rehab assignment in the minors. Votto was off to a slow start this season prior to the absence, hitting just .122/.278/.135 with a 32.2 percent strikeout rate.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Could return Friday
Votto (illness) said Tuesday he believes he could play Friday against the Blue Jays, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
Votto's rehab assignment has moved to High-A Dayton this week, and he's on the cusp of returning from the COVID-19 injured list. The 38-year-old appeared in two games with Triple-A Toledo before shifting to Dayton and went 1-for-4 with three walks, an RBI and a run scored.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Rehab assignment moves to Dayton
Votto (illness) will continue his rehab assignment at High-A Dayton on Tuesday.
Votto began his rehab assignment at Triple-A Louisville on Saturday and went 1-for-4 with a run, an RBI, three walks and two strikeouts over two games. The Triple-A club is traveling to Nashville this week, so the 38-year-old will stay closer to home to continue his rehab in Dayton. Manager David Bell is hopeful that Votto will be able to rejoin the Reds for their weekend road trip in Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Begins rehab assignment
Votto (illness) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Louisville on Saturday.
Votto has been on the COVID-19 injured list since May 3, and the Reds have said that the first baseman will require a rehab stint prior to rejoining the major-league club. He'll join the team's Triple-A affiliate Saturday and will attempt to find some success at the plate after hitting just .122 with a double, four runs and three RBI in the big leagues this season. The team hasn't officially indicated how many rehab games Votto will require, but manager David Bell recently said that the 38-year-old could rejoin the Reds when they travel to Toronto next weekend.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Nearing rehab assignment
Votto (illness) could be a few days away from a rehab assignment, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Votto has been on the COVID-19 injured list since May 3, but he's close to returning to game action. The 38-year-old has gotten off to a slow start to the season, so he'll attempt to find his timing at the plate once he ultimately joins a minor-league affiliate. Bell previously indicated that the Reds' road trip in Toronto next weekend is a potential target for Votto to rejoin the major-league club.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Likely to require rehab assignment
Votto (illness) will likely require a rehab assignment before joining the Reds, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Votto has been on the COVID-19 injured list since May 3, and manager David Bell said Wednesday that the 38-year-old isn't yet back with the team. Bell hinted at the possibility of Votto missing the team's road trip to Toronto next weekend, so it's possible he'll be unavailable until sometime in late May. Colin Moran should continue to see most of the playing time at first base while Votto is sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: 'Couple days away' from return
Manager David Bell said Sunday that Votto (illness) is still "a couple of days" away from returning from the COVID-19-related injured list, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Bell said the same is true for Nick Senzel, who remains away from the team along with Votto after both recently tested positive for the virus. Votto looks like he can safely be ruled out for Monday's series opener with the Brewers, which should pave the way for Colin Moran to pick up another start at first base following his career-best six-RBI performance in Sunday's 7-3 win over the PIrates.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Joey Votto: Unlikely to return this week
Reds manager David Bell said Wednesday that Votto (illness) will likely be on the COVID-19 injured list for "more than a couple of days," C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
Though the Reds haven't formally said whether Votto tested positive for COVID-19, the skipper's comments would seem to imply that the veteran first baseman is likely experiencing symptoms of the virus and wasn't deactivated earlier this week for precautionary reasons. More clarity on Votto's status could arrive over the weekend, but fantasy managers shouldn't count on him being available for the Reds' four-game home series with Pittsburgh that begins Friday.... See More ... See Less
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