Reds first baseman Joey Votto high fives six-year old Walter Herbert (right) after hitting a solo home run.

Joey Votto starts every game, first Red since Pete Rose to do so

Joey Votto closes 2017 with one more milestone.

He started all 162 games for the Reds, becoming the first to do so since Pete Rose in 1975.

Votto has been phenomenal despite his team’s record. Unfortunately for him and his team, the lack of success may cost him a deserving MVP award.