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TippyDrunks
10-06-2008, 04:17 PM
NEW YORK (TICKER) —Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto on Monday was named the National League Rookie of the Month for September.

Votto batted .309 (29-for-94) with nine home runs and 20 RBI in 25 September games. The 25-year-old first baseman ended the season on a seven-game hitting streak and hit safely in 10 of his final 11 games, including eight multi-hit games.

The Toronto native finished the year with a .297 batting average, 24 home runs and 84 RBI.

Other rookies receiving consideration include Los Angeles Dodgers lefthander Clayton Kershaw and San Francisco Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval.

redsfandan
10-06-2008, 04:22 PM
votto=cornerstone of the offense for years to come

HeatherC1212
10-06-2008, 04:22 PM
Here's the official article from mb.com and way to go Joey!! :jump:

http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081006&content_id=3598147&vkey=news_cin&fext=.jsp&c_id=cin