Former Louisville Bat and current Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto leads in the National League final man vote for the last spot on the NL All-Star team, Mark Newman of MLB.com reports. But do Kentucky baseball fans owe it to Votto to ensure he gets the final spot? That’s the argument Courier-Journal columnist Eric Crawford is making.
“Though impatient to get on to the majors, he never took his eye off the ball in Louisville, and that same kind of ethic has put him among the best players in the majors,” Crawford writes. “Votto could use some partners in Louisville, too. It’d be a great way for this city to say thanks and to once again play a role in Votto stepping up to the level where he belongs.” (Read more)
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