Joey Votto chasing history. “And if that old traditional Triple Crown doesn’t work out for him, Votto is still on pace to win the “Modern Triple Crown” — championed by my friend Joe Posnanski over at He leads the league in batting, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. And if he can hang on, he’d become just the ninth man in the last half-century to win the all-decimal-point version of the Triple Crown.” [Jayson Stark – ESPN]