Votto also did rehab stints after injuries with the Dragons in 2009 and 2012.
“This is one of the most special places for baseball in all of the minor leagues and maybe all of professional baseball,” Votto said in 2012. “I continue to be astonished at how good the conditions are here. The grounds crew does an amazing job and the fan base turns out in droves. It’s a great place to play.”
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Ten people, including the gunman, were killed early Sunday morning outside Ned Pepper's bar in the Oregon District. The Oregon District is less than a mile from Fifth Third Field, where Votto played with the Dragons.