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Scott Van Slyke
Los Angeles Dodgers
CINCINNATI -- Tony Cingrani was his own worst enemy Monday night against the Dodgers and he knew it.
Three walks led to three runs, half of the career-high total Cingrani allowed in a just 4 2/3 innings as Los Angeles beat the Reds 6-2 at Great American Ball Park. Cingrani gave up seven hits, including a pair of home runs to Scott Van Slyke, as he continues to struggle for a team that has proven it doesn't have much margin for error when it comes to pitching and defense because of its lack of offense.
Cingrani is now 2-7 on the season with a 4.68 ERA. His troubles make him the obvious choice to be taken out of the starting rotation when Mat Latos returns to the team, which could be as soon as this weekend following a fourth rehab start for Triple-A Louisville Monday night. The decision the Reds have to make if Cingrani is indeed the odd man out in the equation is whether he's better suited to pitch out of the bullpen or be sent down to Louisville and pitch every fifth day as...
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For the first time since May 15, Joey Votto will be in the Cincinnati Reds starting lineup when the club takes the field for battle.This is because the 30-year-old was activated from the disabled list prior to Tuesday's home tilt against the Dodgers. Donald Lutz was optioned to Triple-A Louisville in order to make room for Votto on the 25-man roster.The return of Votto is a much...
Joey Votto began a rehab assignment Sunday in Pawtucket as a member of the Louisville Bats and went out on a high note.
The Reds' slugger started 0 for 2 before hitting a single to center field in the top of the seventh inning. That was the first hit of the day for the Triple-A Bats, and it led to Votto's exit as Josh Smith was sent in to run for him.
Whether his next appearance...
CINCINNATI -- Reds shortstop Zack Cozart was hit in the head with a pitch by Los Angeles Dodgers starter Josh Beckett in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game at Great American Ball Park but was able to get up and remain in the game.
The Reds were trailing 4-0 with two outs in the bottom of the fifth when Beckett's pitch to the right-handed batting Cozart got away from...
CINCINNATI -- The center fielder in baseball doesn't just run around in the outfield. He runs the outfield. The nature of the position is that any ball the center fielder can get to belongs to him.
Billy Hamilton is going to get to a lot of baseballs hit in the outfield because of his speed. He was almost apologetic of that ability when this season started, but now that the Reds...
Jair Jurrjens is on the comeback trail. The 28-year-old righthander signed a minor league deal with Cincinnati in late May and is currently pitching for Triple-A Louisville. If he can approach his old form, the former Atlanta Braves stalwart could give the Reds rotation a shot in the arm. Knee problems caused Jurrjens to spiral […]
CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto is back in the Reds lineup for Tuesday's game against Los Angeles.
The Reds announced Tuesday afternoon that Votto had been re-instated to the active roster off the 15-day disabled list following a two-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville. Votto hasn't played for the Reds since May 15 because of a distal quadriceps strain in his left knee...
Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto has been missed a ton in Cincinnati, but today he is back in the lineup for the Reds. Votto has missed 23 games with a left strained quad, however, he is not 100 percent and may not be for awhile.#489537543 / gettyimages.comVotto will bat third behind Billy Hamilton (CF) and Todd Frazier (3B). This is how the lineup looks for tonight's game...
Just as the Cincinnati Reds activate first baseman Joey Votto, they become closer to activating one of their starting pitchers as well. According to Matt Snyder of CBS Sports, the Reds plan to activate starting pitcher Mat Latos for the first time this season on Saturday. John Fay tweeted out the news (ignore the typo) […]
The Cincinnati Reds entered Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 28-32 record, seven and a half games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. The Reds are trying to stay close despite the absence of key players, Joey Votto and Mat Latos. There is good news on Latos, as he is scheduled to make another rehab start on Monday and could rejoin...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Homer Bailey pitched eight effective innings and drove in the go-ahead runs as the Cincinnati Reds came from behind for a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Billy Hamilton added a two-run homer for the Reds, who won their second straight against the reeling Phillies after a three-game losing streak.
Bailey (7-3) allowed just six hits and one run...
Home runs have plagued both Dan Haren and Tony Cingrani during their recent struggles. Given Haren's issues with the long ball in recent matchups with the Cincinnati Reds, the Los Angeles Dodgers might not like his chances to sort things out in Monday night's series opener.
Haren (5-4, 3.50 ERA) is 0-3 with a 4.88 ERA in his last four outings, allowing seven home runs in...
The Reds should be at full health for the first time all year as Votto and Latos come back, is this just the shot in the arm they need to turn the year around. Bad news is someone has to head down and come off the 40 man who will it be?
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