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Votto pitted against Félix Hernández in next round of #FaceofMLB challenge

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Is Joey Votto the face of Major League Baseball? After narrowly escaping defeat in the second round, Joey Votto has advanced to the third round of MLB Network's #FaceofMLB contest.

Votto has been pitted against Félix Hernández, a pitcher for the Seattle Mariners.

Votto defeated Arizona Diamondbacks first basement Paul Goldschmidt 50.3 percent to 49.7 percent in the second round of the competition. He received a first round bye.

Voting opens at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning and ends at 8 a.m. Thursday. 

A win this round would push Votto through to the finals. 

Joey Votto was named the 2013 Face of MLB. Let's go for a repeat! To vote for Joey Votto, tweet #JoeyVotto and #FaceofMLB. 

A bracket can be found here.

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