You will not believe this Joey Votto statistic

You will not believe this Joey Votto statistic

Cincinnati’s Joey Votto made his big-league debut back in 2007 and has played 1,592 games but had never popped out to first base until Wednesday – in his 6,828th career plate appearance.

It’s an absolutely insane statistic considering there were 2,206 pop-outs to first base in the majors in 2018.

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On a 3-1 pitch from Dodgers righty Pedro Baez in the eighth inning, Votto popped up and the catch was made by Cody Bellinger in foul territory.

According to Baseball-Reference, Votto had grounded out to first 341 times and lined out to the first baseman on 15 occasions in his 13-year career.

One of the most disciplined hitters in baseball history, Votto has a .310 average and a .426 on-base percentage in his career. He was the National League MVP in 2010.

Source:- usatoday
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