Joey Votto is nominated for one of baseball’s top awards

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 23: Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a single in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 23, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 23: Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a single in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 23, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Joey Votto is among the nominees for the Hank Aaron Award after a scorching second half of the season at the plate.

The Reds first baseman is among 30 finalists.

Fans can help him claim the award by voting on Twitter with the hashtag #VoteVotto through Oct. 14.

Votto won the award in 2010.

A panel of Hall of Famers also has input, a group that includes the award’s namesake as well as former Reds Johnny Bench and Ken Griffey Jr.