Joey Votto Is One Outstanding Player for the Cincinnati Reds

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Katy Spear in MLB
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Sadly, the Cincinnati Reds are about to end their season without a run for the World Series, but Canadian native Joey Votto remains solid. Recently Votto, 26, has made some history. The first baseman was named National League Player of the Week on Monday, Sept. 28th. He had 14 hits, which was a major league best, including 10 doubles and 11 runs scored. Votto has been the first player to hit 10 doubles in a five game span since Hall of Fame player Paul Waner, aka "Big Poison" in 1932. He also had 8 RBI, a 1.080 slugging percentage (leading the national league), and .593 on-base percentage during the week.á The ability for Votto to be playing with such strength at the end of a tough season is what makes him such a great player. After the death of his father in August of 2008, Votto has cla ...

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