Worth noting

• Votto and second baseman Brandon Phillips have made 798 starts together, the most for any tandem on the right side of the infield in franchise history and the second-most among active players behind the Phillies' Ryan Howard and Chase Utley (958).

Prior to moving to the second spot of the order on April 12, Votto had made 635 consecutive starts in the three-hole.

• Votto, Phillips and Jay Bruce are all closing in on 11th on the Reds' all-time home run list. Wally Post is 11th with 172 long balls, Bruce is 12th with 166 while Phillips and Votto are tied for 13th with 161.

Joe Popely is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.