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Chris Heisey will have big shoes to fill for the injured Ryan Ludwick.
By Scott Eddy
The time is now for Chris Heisey.
With one ill-fated headfirst slide into third base from Ryan
Ludwick, the door opened for what may be Heisey’s last, best opportunity.
The Reds will be without the services of Ludwick through the
All-Star Break after undergoing surgery to repair labrum damage in his right
shoulder. That’s the best possible scenario – getting Ludwick back in three
months seems to be an optimistic view. Without Ludwick, the Reds lack their
Opening Day cleanup hitter and everyday left fielder.
While some Reds fans would like to see a splashy trade to
bring in another bat, or perhaps the call-up of mega prospect Billy Hamilton,
the best option is already in-house. Now is the time to find out once and for
all what the Reds have in Heisey.
What we’ve seen so far suggests that he might be able to
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The Reds will be without left fielder and clean-up hitter Ryan Ludwick for a while, as the club announced Tuesday that they will place him on the 15-day disabled list. A corresponding move will be announced prior to Wednesday's Opening Night game against the Angels.
Ludwick is slated to undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage in his right shoulder. The 34-year...
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick suffered a dislocated shoulder on Opening Day, an injury that will require surgery, the
team has announced. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports the procedure will
sideline Ludwick for three months.
Tough break for Ryan Ludwick, who undergoes shoulder surgery Wed and will be out three months. #Reds expected to call up Derrick Robinson...
Ryan Ludwick dislocated his shoulder yesterday. That is certainly a different injury than a separated shoulder. The injury is almost guaranteed to lead to a trip to the DL for Ludwick, the question is how long. I have been asked several times in the three hours since the injury was announced, so I will just address it here.
No matter how long of a trip Ludwick is expected to see...
Not a great start to the season for the Cincinnati Reds. Starting Left Fielder Ryan Ludwick suffered a dislocated right shoulder and torn labrum while sliding awkwardly into 3rd base during the Reds’ season-opening loss to the Angels. Ludwick will undergo surgery this week and is expected to miss a minimum of 3 months, which [...]
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Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick tore cartilage in his right shoulder while sliding into third base during the season opener and will need surgery, leaving the defending NL Central champions without one of their main run producers for an uncertain period.
The team didn't project how long Ludwick will be out.
Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder on a headfirst slide in the third...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The defending NL Central champions are hoping that their extra-long opening day loss doesn't affect their lineup well into the season.
Left fielder Ryan Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder during a 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, giving them a big worry only one game into the season.
Ludwick's hand stuck in the dirt on his headfirst...
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick hurt his right shoulder while sliding into base in the third inning of their season opener against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.
Shin-Soo Choo opened the inning with a double and advanced on a groundout. Ludwick walked with two outs. Choo scored on Jered Weaver's wild pitch, sliding home just ahead of the tag, and Ludwick continued on to third...
Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick is expected to miss at least three months following surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage in his right shoulder.
Ludwick dislocated his non-throwing shoulder while sliding into third base in Cincinnati's opening 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. An MRI a day later found the cartilage tear.
The Reds initially were reluctant...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick is expected to miss at least three months because of a shoulder injury that required surgery.
Ludwick dislocated his right shoulder while sliding into third base in Cincinnati's opening 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. He had surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage.
Manager Dusty Baker said Ludwick...
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Ryan Ludwick, who dislocated his shoulder during the first game of the year on Monday, has been placed on the DL, and will miss at least 13 weeks after surgery to repair torn cartilage. He'll be replaced on the active roster by Derrick Robinson, and it's expected that Chris Heisey will get most of the reps in left field while Ludwick is hurt....
CINCINNATI Brandon Phillips wasnt wearing a pointy hat with moons and stars on it as he stood in front of a media conference before Opening Day.He should have. He proved to be quite the wizard, quite the reader of the future.The Grand Plan all spring was for Phillips to bat second in the Cincinnati Reds batting order for the entire 2013 season.Asked about it, he said prophetically...
The Reds re-vamped their lineup over the season by acquiring Shin-Soo Choo to lead off and re-signing Ryan Ludwick to clean up releasing Brandon Phillips to move into the number two slot ahead of Joey Votto. Just two games into the season that plan has been put on hold from Ludwick’s injury and it appears Phillips will once again get pulled back into the fourth slot.