Votto leaves game with cut chin

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto left Thursday night's game at St. Louis in the eighth inning after suffering a cut on his chin while sliding into second base.

Votto, who went 3 for 4 in the game, had blood gushing from the cut. He was replaced by pinch-runner Tyler Holt.

Votto recorded his 1,400th career hit earlier in the game.

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