While the Cincinnati Reds are struggling with injuries and issues in the bullpen, Joey Votto is back to his old self. His batting average is up 55 percent over two weeks.
After saying that he would "rather quit... than play at a poor level," it's obvious Votto doesn't plan on quitting.
Watch John Fay and the Fifth Mascot crew discuss Votto in the player above.
The Fifth Mascot is a series featuring Cincinnati Reds beat reporter John Fay.
Each week, John discusses the mighty Redlegs with fans and other journalists.
Listen to full episodes or watch video clips at wcpo.com/fifthmascot .