Mark Sheldon reports that Joey Votto is slated to begin a brief rehab assignment in Dayton before potentially rejoining the team next weekend. John Fay has a post up now with a few more details and quotes from Votto.
This is an enormous relief. The Reds have been fantastic in his absence, but I know we’re all ready to see JV back on the field.
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