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Johnny Cueto's first pitching outing in over two and a half months was everything he and the Reds could have hoped it would be.
Activated from the disabled list prior to the game, Cueto proceeded to toss five innings of five-hit, no-run baseball en route to improving his record to 5-2 on the season. More importantly, however, is the fact that Cueto looked like vintage Cueto.
“It was fun to have him back out there,” battery mate Ryan Hanigan said. “What are you going to say? Johnny executed all game — a couple of the hits were infield hits. But he looked good to me. It was impressive to see that quality of stuff the first time out. That went about as good as it could have gone. Five scoreless, boom, right out of the gate, hopefully get his pitch count up next time and hopefully take that guy into the postseason.”
Teammate Zack Cozart could tell a difference in Cueto, too.
“Awesome — everyone knows it in the locker room, we knew when he came back too soon twice, we ...
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Johnny Cueto will return to the mound tonight for the Cincinnati Reds to face the Houston Astros. The return of Cueto has been kept a bit under wraps as the Reds tried to figure what was best for Cueto and what was best for the Reds going forward in their push for the postseason.
Cueto hasn’t pitched since June 28th, and with all the Minor League action being over for some time...
The Cincinnati Reds have an enviable luxury as the N.L. Central pennant race heats up, with Johnny Cueto's return from a right shoulder muscle strain. Monday marked the first time since June 18th that Cueto has been on the hill for the Reds, looking dominant while shutting out the Astros for five innings in a 6-1 Reds' victory.
As Doug Mittler from ESPN.com posits, "...
Johnny Cueto threw five scoreless innings in his return from the disabled list and Zack Cozart homered and drove in four runs to help the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Pitching for the first time since straining the muscle below his right shoulder on June 28, Cueto (5-2) allowed five hits and struck out five with one walk for the win.
The Reds are about to add some ammunition for their postseason push.
In what is being touted as the best news the Reds have received in quite awhile, the oft-injured Johnny Cueto is set to come off the disabled list and make the start for his team on Monday in Houston. The right-hander has been sidelined since June 29 with a strained lat muscle, which has sent him to the DL...
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Tuesday was a big night for Jay Bruce.
Playing before a large crowd of family and friends, the Texas native wreaked havoc on Houston Astros pitching, accounting for seven of Cincinnati's 10 total runs, four of which came on this swing alone.
Watch as the Reds All-Star right fielder smashes the second grand slam of his career en...
Josh Ravin was joined by Kyle Lotzkar this afternoon as the Reds designated them for assignment to clear spots on the 40-man roster.
Tom Browning is a real part of Reds history, ergo all my pictures of him are from Redsfest or mugshots.
The Hardball Times had a nice piece yesterday recounting the events of the perfect game thrown by Tom Browning 25 years ago.
Now for the moment of truth, the bottom of the ninth. First up was long-time catcher Dempsey. The veteran would hit .251 on the year—not spectacular, but...
Pretty special moment tonight in a guy’s career we’ve followed since day one.
Jay Bruce reached the 100 RBI plateau in Houston (which is not far from his hometown Beaumount, Texas) for the first time in his career. He did it with a grand slam – the second of his career and first since his rookie season in 2008. It was his 30th home run of 2013.
It’s a nice milestone, and...
Usually, when a baseball player slides headfirst into a base, the worst thing he has to worry about is jamming his fingers on the bag, maybe taking a knee to the noggin. But when Houston Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar attempted a headfirst slide into second base while attempting to leg-out a double during the bottom […]The post Jonathan Villar slides head-first into second, gets...
Scouting the Cincinnati Reds first round pick Phil Ervin from what was viewed during the season.
Sunday was a rather up-and-down day for the Cincinnati Reds.
The Reds will look to bounce back from a blown lead as Johnny Cueto returns against the Houston Astros on Monday night.
The Reds' lead in the NL wild-card race dropped to 4 1/2 games over Washington after they failed to hold four-run seventh-inning lead Sunday in a 6-5 loss at Milwaukee. Four relievers gave up a run...
Houston Astros’ Jonathan Villar was dead to rights trying to stretch a single into a double last night against the Cincinnati Reds. To add insult to injury Villar got a mouthful of Brandon Phillips backside as he slide into second base, love the no look between the legs tag by Phillips.
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Despite posting a disappointing 2-4 record against the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers last week, the Reds held their position at No. 8 in the updated batch of Major League Baseball Power Rankings released by ESPN.com on Monday.
Morale was high heading into the home series against the Cubbies last Monday. However, losing two out of three against a team the Reds had previously...
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By: Izsak RappStaff Writer
After a devastating pair of loses to the Brew Crew, and with Carlos Gomez robbing another Reds potential winning home run, there are definitely reasons to hang your head as a Reds fan. But there are definitely things to be happy about, too!One thing to look forward to is Shin-Soo Choo possibly taking...
If someone asks the Reds' Brandon Phillips what's up his butt, the answer is simple. It's Jonathan Villar of the Astros....