Found April 17, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
When one door closes, another door opens. Such is the case with Johnny Cueto and Tony Cingrani -- the latter of which figures to replace Cueto's spot in the rotation once the time comes. On Monday, the Reds promoted RHP Justin Freeman from Triple-A Louisville to provide some help to a weary bullpen. However, Cingrani is expected to make Cueto's next scheduled start, which as of now is slated to be on Thursday against the Marlins. Cingrani could also make up to four starts before Cueto returns from the disabled list. And it begs the question, is the southpaw ready? If you go by what he has done since being drafted, than you would have to believe he is ready. Aside from the brief cup of coffee he received with the Reds in 2012 (3g, 5ip), Cingrani has been dominant throughout his minor league career. In 2011, after being drafted by Cincinnati in the third round of the amateur draft, Cingrani posted a 1.75 ERA in 13 starts for Billings. He displayed outstanding c...
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