Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto, right, is hit on the face with a ball while sliding into second for a double as the throw gets past St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Jedd Gyorko, left, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in
Jeff Roberson
September 29, 2016

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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