Joey Votto


The Cincinnati Reds have built a very good core led by Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips, but they lost Shin-Soo Choo and key role players from last year's 90-win team.


GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Jason Hammel just faced a lineup that featured a National League MVP and pieces to a team that won 90 games last season.


In a whirlwind baseball offseason filled with megadeals and surprises, the majority of major moves around the league are done.


When a team is well out of the playoff race, there are three things that can get them motivated and playing inspired baseball in the final weeks of a long, grueling season.


While the Cubs continue to make minor moves this offseason, teams around them are pulling off big deals, from the Royals-Rays trade to the Zack Greinke signing in L.A.