How Tall Is Joey Votto?
Joey Votto is 1.88m tall
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds Career
The Louisville Bats of the Class AAA International League was where Votto began the 2007 season. On September 1, 2007, the Reds called Votto up to the big leagues.
On September 4, he made his major league debut against the New York Mets’ Guillermo Mota. He hit his first career home run in his second big league at-bat.
As the Reds won the game 7–0, he went 3-for-5 with two runs scored. He hit a home run and drove in three runs on September 8, going 1-for-3 with a home run.
In a 4–3 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, his three RBI were the only runs for the Reds. He went 2-for-4 in his following game. He stole his first base against the Brewers on September 14th.
In the Cincinnati Reds’ final game of the 2007 season, he went 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBI. He batted.321 with four home runs and 17 RBI during the season.
Votto and Scott Hatteberg shared time platooning at first base beginning in 2008 until manager Dusty Baker made Votto the Reds’ starting first baseman in early April.
He hit his first home run of the season against Michael Wuertz on April 15. Two games later, he had a career-high five RBIs against the Cubs. In a game against the Chicago Cubs on May 7, Votto hit three home runs.
Votto’s first pinch-hit home run came against Cliff Lee of Cleveland, who went on to win the American League Cy Young Award.
Against the San Francisco Giants on August 31, Votto got his first career four-hit game. In the Reds’ 9–3 triumph, he drove in four runs.
Votto and teammate Jay Bruce both hit two home runs on September 18th. They became only the fifth rookie duo in franchise history to hit 20 home runs in the same season.