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  1. Johnny Cueto scratched from rehab start with oblique injury

    May 3, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Johnny Cueto‘s recovery from a strained lat muscle is on hold after the Reds right-hander complained of oblique muscle soreness before beginning a minor-league rehab assignment at Double-A today. Cueto had to exit his NLDS start against the Giants in the first inning with an oblique injury, so while the setback isn’t related to his…

  2. Johnny Cueto to make first rehab start Friday

    May 1, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Johnny Cueto has been cleared to begin a minor-league rehab assignment and will start Friday at Double-A, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Cueto has been out since April 13 with a strained lat muscle, but reported no problems following a 45-pitch bullpen session yesterday and is slated to throw 60-70 pitches Friday.…

  3. Johnny Cueto tests lat muscle with 45-pitch bullpen session

    Apr 29, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto Getty

    Johnny Cueto hasn’t pitched since April 13 due to a strained right lat muscle, but he could be days away from beginning a minor league rehab assignment. Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports that Cueto had no issues during a 45-pitch bullpen session this afternoon. It was his second time throwing off a mound since he…

  4. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 27, 2013, 8:57 AM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann AP

    It was easy to sense a tiny bit of panic in the air after the Nationals dropped four in a row this week to fall under .500 for the first time since 2011. However, the past two games can put any of that silliness to bed. After Gio Gonzalez limited the Reds to a solo…

  5. Ryan Hanigan placed on disabled list with oblique strain

    Apr 21, 2013, 12:07 PM EDT

    hanigan getty

    From MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon comes word that the Reds have placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle. Hanigan has also been dealing with a sore right thumb and seems likely to miss about three weeks. Corky Miller was called up from Triple-A Louisville to provide depth at…

  6. No timetable for Johnny Cueto to resume throwing

    Apr 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    After Johnny Cueto was placed on the disabled list earlier this week with a lat strain, Reds manager Dusty Baker estimated that the right-hander would only have to miss around 3-4 starts. That could be overly optimistic. Reds head athletic trainer Paul Lessard told John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer today that there is not…

  7. Reds calling up top prospect Tony Cingrani

    Apr 17, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v St. Louis Cardinals

    Cincinnati announced that stud pitching prospect Tony Cingrani will be called up from Triple-A to replace the injured Johnny Cueto in the rotation beginning Thursday against the Marlins. Cingrani made his MLB debut with three relief appearances last September and the 23-year-old left-hander ranked among the top 100 prospects by both Baseball America and MLB.com…

  8. Johnny Cueto lands on disabled list

    Apr 14, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Johnny Cueto is going on the disabled list with a lat strain, tweets Ken Rosenthal. Cueto was removed after getting one out in the fifth inning of last night’s game with the Pirates with an apparent triceps injury. He was evaluated by team doctors today and the Reds have decided to play it safe with…

  9. Johnny Cueto leaves game with arm injury

    Apr 13, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    Bad news for the Reds: Johnny Cueto had to exit the game in the fifth inning with a right arm injury after getting one out in the fifth inning. He left after throwing a warm-up pitch. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer suggests it might be a triceps injury. The right-hander had held the Pirates to…

  10. Will Quentin get a greater suspension because Greinke was injured? Doubtful.

    Apr 12, 2013, 8:40 AM EDT

    carlos quentin getty

    After last night’s Dodgers-Padres brawl, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said that Carlos Quentin “shouldn’t play a game until Greinke can pitch.” It’s a totally understandable sentiment. Quentin’s idiocy has caused the Dodgers to lose a key cog in their rotation for a couple months in all likelihood, and it would hardly seem fair if Quentin…

  11. Angels outlast the Reds in Opening Day marathon

    Apr 1, 2013, 9:32 PM EDT

    Ryan Hanigan, Chris Iannetta

    It took a while, but the first ever interleague matchup on Opening Day is in the books. In a four-hour and 45-minute marathon, the Angels topped the Reds 3-1 in 13 innings this evening at Great American Ballpark. While the hyped trio of Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton combined to go 1-for-14 with three…

  12. 2013 Preview: Cincinnati Reds

    Mar 24, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT

    votto getty

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Up next: The Cincinnati Reds. The Big Question: Is this the Reds’ year? It certainly has that feel. The Reds tallied 97…

  13. Mat Latos takes liner to right shin

    Mar 23, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    Mat Latos

    It makes you cringe just reading about it. Mark Sheldon tweeted about the Reds right-hander’s ouster from today’s Cactus League game against the Texas Rangers: Latos just took a Soto liner off of the right shin it appeared. He’s limping around, and now exiting the game. in the 6th #reds — Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) March…

  14. Reds won’t let Johnny Cueto pitch in the 2013 WBC

    Feb 20, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT

    cueto getty

    Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto was hoping to represent his native Dominican Republic in next month’s 2013 World Baseball Classic. But it’s not going to happen: Reds exercised right to disallow Cueto’s participation in WBC as he finished on DL. Despite his desire to play, he respects their decision. — Bryce H. Dixon (@brycehdixon) February 20,…

  15. Johnny Cueto is in “great shape”

    Jan 24, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

    cueto getty

    This is not a BSOHL post. This is a mere update to an injured player post. The player: Reds ace Johnny Cueto, who last we saw, was leaving the playoffs thanks to a bum oblique muscle. His general manager says he’s doing much better now, however: “Cueto’s in great shape,” Walt Jocketty said. “We just…

  16. Johnny Cueto cleared to begin throwing

    Dec 7, 2012, 9:43 PM EDT

    Cueto Getty

    The last time we saw Johnny Cueto in action, he was walking off the mound in the first inning of Game 1 of the NLDS against the Giants due to an oblique injury. It’s fair to wonder how the postseason would have played out had he been healthy, but the good news for Reds fans…

  17. The Reds are interested in doing long term deals for Homer Bailey and Mat Latos

    Dec 5, 2012, 9:10 AM EDT

    Mat Latos

    Last season the Reds did long term deals for Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips. Now they’re thinking about locking up some pitching: they want to do long-term deals for Homer Bailey and Mat Latos, reports John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Bailey and Latos look to be long-term parts of the Reds rotation, with each…

  18. The National League is poised to have some excellent rotations

    Dec 4, 2012, 12:32 PM EDT

    Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez

    Even with Zack Greinke and Anibal Sanchez still up for grabs, the National League already seems set to sport some excellent rotations in 2013. How about this for the top four: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann, Dan Haren, Ross Detwiler Giants: Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Ryan Vogelsong, Barry Zito Phillies: Roy…

  19. The Reds re-sign Jonathan Broxton to a three-year, $21 million deal

    Nov 28, 2012, 8:39 AM EDT

    Jonathan Broxton

    UPDATE: Yes, it was close to Brandon League‘s deal. Ken Rosenthal reports that Broxton is getting three years and $21 million guaranteed. The salaries climb, paying him $4 million in 2013, $7 million in 2014, $9 million in 2015 and either a $1 million buyout or a $9 million option for 2016. That may seem crazy…

  20. R.A. Dickey wins Cy Young Award in the National League

    Nov 14, 2012, 7:01 PM EDT

    r.a. dickey getty

    “There are people in and around the baseball world who give the knuckleball a bit of a knock,” MLB network analyst Dan Plesac said at the start of Wednesday night’s Cy Young Awards Show. Apparently those people are not well represented in the Baseball Writers Association of America. Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey was named the…

  21. Reds still hold the advantage in winner-take-all Game 5

    Oct 10, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT

    Mat Latos

    Momentum, if such a thing exists in baseball, favors the Giants. Thursday’s matchup, Matt Cain vs. Mat Latos, would likewise seem to favor the Giants. And yet the Reds are still the better bet to win Thursday’s series-ending Game 5. – The Reds have home-field advantage. It didn’t count for much the last two days,…

  22. NLDS Game 4 lineups: Giants vs. Reds

    Oct 10, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT

    bruce bochy and dusty baker

    Here are the lineups for Game 4 of the NLDS between the Giants and Reds, in Cincinnati: SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS CINCINNATI REDS 1. Angel Pagan, CF 1. Brandon Phillips, 2B 2. Marco Scutaro, 2B 2. Zack Cozart, SS 3. Pablo Sandoval, 3B 3. Joey Votto, 1B 4. Buster Posey, 1B 4. Ryan Ludwick, LF 5.…

  23. Reds remove injured Johnny Cueto from roster, activate Mike Leake for Game 4 start

    Oct 10, 2012, 11:51 AM EDT

    Division Series - Cincinnati Reds v San Francisco Giants - Game One

    Johnny Cueto has been removed from the Reds’ playoff roster due to his strained oblique, which means he will not start Game 4 of the NLDS tonight and will not be eligible to pitch in the NLCS if Cincinnati advances past San Francisco. Cueto exited his Game 1 start after just eight pitches and given…

  24. Looking ahead to a full slate of division series action today

    Oct 10, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

    Mike Matheny

    Four games, two possible eliminations. Let’s see what the playoffs have in store for us today: Cardinals vs. Nationals, 1:07 PM, MLB Network The Nats and Cards split in St. Louis and now play a best of three in Washington, which will host its first playoff game since 1933.  The back-from-the-dead Chris Carpenter faces off…

  25. Johnny Cueto ruled out for Game 4, but replacement is TBA

    Oct 10, 2012, 10:15 AM EDT

    cueto getty

    Yesterday when the Reds announced that Johnny Cueto has been diagnosed with a strained right oblique muscle they initially left open the possibility that he could start today’s Game 4 against the Giants. That always seemed incredibly unlikely and sure enough just hours later manager Dusty Baker officially ruled out Cueto for the start. However,…

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