(PŘEDEVČÍREM 23. 7. 2017, 01:00:01, Official Cincinnati Reds)
Reds All-Star first baseman Joey Votto has opened the second half extremely cold at the plate. Votto doesn't know exactly why his production has dipped, but he doesn't believe rest is the solution to the problem. His yearly goal, especially after missing time with injuries in 2012 and '14, is to play all 162 games. (více...)
Reds enter scary territory by asking fans to help name Zack Cozart's donkey
(16. 7. 2017, 02:42:01, Big League Stew)
As youâ€™re well aware by now, Joey Votto promised to buy his Cincinnati Reds teammate Zack Cozart a donkey if Cozart was selected to play in the 2017 All-Star game. As it turns out, both were selected â€” Cozart by vote of the fans as the NLâ€™s starting shortstop and Votto as a reserve. Better than that, Votto has proven to be a man of his word.
A purchase has been made, and a donkey is currently being trained and prepared for Cozart to pick up after the season.
In the meantine, the Reds are venturing into dangerous territory. As of Friday, they started asking fans to help Cozart name his new All-Star donkey. Based on the results of recent instances where teams reached out to fans to help name, well, practically anything, this has a chance to get really sillyâ€¦. or worse yet absurd (více...)
Donkey business: Cozart gets sneak preview
(16. 7. 2017, 02:07:01, Official Cincinnati Reds)
Joey Votto learned that buying his friend and Reds teammate, Zack Cozart, a donkey for making the National League All-Star team was the easy part. Getting a donkey ready to be a pet is a whole other ballgame, so to speak. (více...)
No one believes it, but the Brewers are for real
(15. 7. 2017, 04:21:02, Official Milwaukee Brewers)
In the National League Central, you have the Cubs with a bunch of folks among baseball's who's who, and they're also the defending world champions. The Cardinals are rarely less than good. The Pirates have been highly competitive more often than not in recent years, and courtesy of perennial standout Joey Votto, the youthful Reds aren't hopeless. (více...)
Votto has a chance to join an illustrious group
(15. 7. 2017, 01:49:01, Official Cincinnati Reds)
The Reds are baseball's oldest professional baseball franchise, yet have had precious few players ever lead the National League in home runs. All-Star first baseman Joey Votto has a chance to add his name to a rarefied spot in the team history. (více...)