Joey Votto nears rehab stint
CINCINNATI -- Reds first baseman Joey Votto is recovering from a strained muscle above his left knee and could soon begin a rehabilitation assignment in the minors.
Votto has been on the disabled list since May 21, trying to get rid of inflammation and to strengthen the muscle. He stayed in Cincinnati to get treatment on the leg while the team was on a seven-day trip.
He was cleared to take batting practice with the team on Tuesday before the opener of a series against the ...
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