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Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto put on 15-day disabled list
Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto put on 15-day disabled list

The Cincinnati Reds put first baseman Joey Votto on the 15-day disabled list because of a left leg injury. The Reds made the move before Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals. Votto had sat out five games because of a quadriceps strain in his left leg. The move is retroactive to May 16. The Reds had played a man short, expecting Votto would return quickly. Manager Bryan Price said Tuesday he was optimistic Votto would be back for a homestand that starts Friday. Votto is hitting .257 with six home runs and 12 runs batted in. The Reds also reinstated outfielder Jay Bruce from the 15-day DL. He had arthroscopic surgery May 5 to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee....

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