09/22/08 12:00 AM ET
Votto vying for first 'Hammer' Award
Reds slugger nominated for prestigious Aaron honor
By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com
Summary:Whether it's in the cage working on his swing, in front of a video machine or in the batter's box during a game, Reds rookie Joey Votto has been diligently focused on improving as a hitter.