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2010-07-08 17:54:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees and Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint in online balloting voting exclusively on MLB.com, the official Web site of Major League Baseball, and the individual Club sites. On the American League ballot, Swisher held off Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox in the closest race in the nine-year history of the All-Star Final Vote to...

2010-07-08 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With fewer than seven hours remaining, Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees held the slimmest of margins over Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox in what is shaping up to be a photo finish at today's 4 p.m. (EDT) deadline in the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint, available exclusively on MLB.com and the individual Club sites. The winners will be announced live on MLB.com and MLB Network tonight at 6 p.m. (EDT). After multiple lead...

2010-07-07 09:14:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 24 hours after losing the top spot, Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees has re-gained the lead over Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox by less than 1 percentage point, setting the stage for another dramatic ending in the storied rivalry between their franchises and a frantic final day of online fan balloting in the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint, available exclusively on MLB.com and the individual Club sites. Heading into the...

2010-07-06 13:59:00

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox caught and passed day one leader Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees in the race for the American League's final roster spot after 48 hours and 22 million votes in the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint, held exclusively on MLB.com and the individual Club sites. Over in the National League, Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds continued to hold off challenges from Ryan Zimmerman (Washington Nationals),...

2010-07-05 13:39:00

NEW YORK, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees and Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds topped the early returns from the more than 10 million votes registered in the opening 24 hours of the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint. Swisher led a tightly-contested race for the American League's final roster spot, followed closely by Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox; Michael Young of the Texas Rangers; Paul Konerko of the Chicago White Sox; and Delmon...

2009-10-04 15:55:04

Brandon Phillips had two hits and three RBI Sunday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a season-ending 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Phillips drove in runs in each of his first three at-bats, with two doubles and a ground out. Scott Rolen hit a fifth-inning two-run triple, while Joey Votto had three of the 11 hits for the Reds, who won twice in the three-game series. Winner Homer Bailey (8-5) gave up seven hits in seven innings with three walks and seven strikeouts before relievers Jared...

2009-10-04 00:00:09

Joey Votto's two hits and three RBI Saturday led Cincinnati to an 8-4 victory over Pittsburgh. His two-run double upped Cincinnati's lead to 5-1 with two outs in the bottom of the fourth and later his solo eighth-inning homer capped the scoring. Darnell McDonald had two hits and one RBI. Scott Rolen hit a solo homer and scored twice. A run scored on Jason Jaramillo's fourth-inning passed ball, while Ramon Hernandez added two hits for the Reds, who had lost two in a row. The winner was starter...

2009-09-29 21:16:12

Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and a two-run homer Tuesday to power the Cincinnati Reds in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Joey Votto added a solo homer as the Reds won for the seventh time in eight games and sent the National League Central Division champions to their fourth loss in five games. Winning pitcher Homer Bailey (7-5) gave up seven hits and a run while striking out seven over seven innings. Losing pitcher Joel Pineiro (15-12) allowed seven runs and eight hits and...

2009-09-28 17:36:53

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was named the National League Player of the Week Monday. Votto, 26, had a Major League-best 14 hits, including 10 doubles, and 11 runs scored in six games last week. He became the first player to hit 10 doubles in a five-game span in a single season since Hall of Famer Paul Waner did it for Pittsburgh in 1932. Votto had eight RBI, an NL-leading 1.080 slugging percentage, and a .593 on-base percentage during the period. For the season, he is hitting...

2009-09-25 23:17:23

Joey Votto drove in four runs and Cincinnati roughed up Houston for 17 hits Friday en route to a 10-4 drubbing of the Astros. Votto hit a solo homer in the first, his 23rd of the year, and climaxed a five-run second with a three-run double. Jay Bruce tacked on a solo homer in the fifth, helping boost the Reds to their fifth straight victory. At one point in late August, the Reds were 20 games below .500. Their current winning streak has brought them within eight games of the break-even mark....


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