3. Joey Votto
Joey Votto is a first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. He made a statement in 2021 suggesting that he doesn’t believe the Astros were the only team cheating.
"“Yeah, yeah, there’s no question about it. The idea that they (the Astros) were the only one doing something wrong just baffles me.” – Joey Votto, via Sporting News"
Votto further stated that he’s been offered information against teams that could’ve given him advantages in games but declined the offers. He seems to be confident that other teams across the league cheat, and it would be more unlikely they didn’t in any way.
Votto first made his MLB debut in 2007 and has had some trouble in the media in the past. Last season, he was suspended for arguing with a home plate umpire after a strikeout. He was suspended for two games initially, but that was later brought down to just one game.
He is known for being outspoken and sometimes controversial, but he shared some good thoughts about the Astros cheating scandal.