Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto smiles during a news conference announcing his 12-year deal, Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Cincinnati. The extension adds 10 years to his previous contract and a club option... more 
Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto smiles during a news conference announcing his 12-year deal, Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Cincinnati. The extension adds 10 years to his previous contract and a club option for 2024. The value of the agreement, the longest guaranteed contract in major league history, is for more than $200 million. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tony Tribble
Wed, Apr 4, 2012 8:05 PM EDT