Found May 20, 2013 on Reds Minor Leagues:
PLAYERS: Tony Cingrani
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
With Tony Cingrani heading back to Louisville, what does he need to work on to be prepared for his big league return?

Pastries to blame for blown save?

Baseball players are notorious for suffering from bizarre ailments, but Aroldis Chapman's tale of why he blew a save might just take the, pastry. 

Video: Mat Latos fields questions from fans on MLB Network

Your browser does not support iframes. As much as fans love watching their favorite players perform on the diamond, they love it even more when they can actually hear from them. Well, this is precisely what fans got to do with Mat Latos recently, as the big right-hander appeared on MLB Network's "Chatting Cage" to field questions from fans. Latos addresses...

Reds' Chapman done in by pastries?

Reds closer Aroldis Chapman threw 12 pitches against the Marlins last Thursday. Ten were 100 miles per hour or higher; the slowest was 98. Chapman threw 14 pitches Sunday in Philadelphia. None registered 100 mph, according to game data. And all but four of them were 97 or below. Chapman blew save opportunities in both games. Sunday, he issued a leadoff walk to Delmon Young...

In brief: the return of Johnny Cueto

Last game The Reds’ offense was anemic yesterday, but it looked like their 2 runs would be enough until suddenly it wasn’t. Leading 2-0 going into the bottom of the eighth, Jonathan Broxton appeared to get shaken up by a rough defensive play that put a guy on first, and so promptly walked the next batter. Sean Marshall was the one to actually allow the inherited run to score...

Joey Votto Powers His Way to NL Player of the Week

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was given the honor of National League Player of the Week on Monday, covering games from the week of May 13 through May 19. Over the course of the past week, Votto boasted a major league best batting average of .583, while leading the NL with a .655 on-base percentage and a .917 slugging percentage that was good enough for second in the NL...

Aroldis Chapman slowed by Cuban guava and cream cheese pastries?

Aroldis Chapman uncharacteristically blew a save against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday by allowing two home runs in the ninth inning. The Cuban fireballer walked Delmon Young to start the inning, was gifted an out when Cliff Lee, who was pinch-running for Young, made a mistake on the bases, and then gave up back-to-back home runs to Erik Kratz and Freddy Galvis to lose the...

Pastries to blame for Chapman meltdown?

Since becoming the Cincinnati Reds closer in 2012 Aroldis Chapman has been pretty much unhittable. He’s now entering his fourth season and going into yesterdays game against the Phialdelphia Phillies he’d only allowed seven homers over 154 innings pitched. Remarkable stuff which makes yesterdays implosion that much more remarkable. Especially when you consider it was two light...

Bruce homers to back Cueto in Reds' win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) --Jay Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer and drove in two runs to back Johnny Cueto's wild but effective return from the disabled list, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-3 Monday night. Brandon Phillips had a two-run single for his first career hit off Shaun Marcum in 13 at-bats. Phillips also made two sparkling plays in the field to help the Reds bounce...

Did Reds closer Aroldis Chapman blow save because he ate 18 pastries?

On Sunday, Philadelphia Phillies closer Aroldis Chapman entered the bottom of the ninth inning with his squad clinging to a one-run lead over the Cincinnati Reds. Chapman promptly blew the save, his second of the season, surrendering two runs on back-to-back homers by Erik Kratz and Freddy Galvis in a 3-2 walkoff loss. So, was [...]The post Did Reds closer Aroldis Chapman blow save...

Game 45, 2013: Reds 4, Mets 3

[Box Score] On the strength of Jay Bruce’s 6th home run of the season, the Reds beat the Mets and Shaun Marcum 4-3 last night at Citi Field. Bruce also had an RBI double. If you’re wondering, this is one of those customary Jay Bruce hot streaks where he posts Ruthian numbers, hits rocket shots to all areas of the park and basically cannot be controlled; pitchers can only hope...

Chapman blows save, Reds fall to Phillies 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Freddy Galvis and Erik Kratz each homered off closer Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth innings Sunday, rallying the Philadelphia Phillies past the Cincinnati Reds for a stunning 3-2 victory. Chapman (3-2) blew his second straight save opportunity after converting his first eight chances this season. The 100 mph throwing left-hander walked pinch-hitter...

Reds-Mets Preview

The Cincinnati Reds own one of the best starters' ERAs in baseball, and now they're welcoming back Johnny Cueto. The right-hander will be activated off the disabled list to make his first start in more than a month when the Reds open a three-game road set against the New York Mets on Monday night. Cincinnati starters have pitched to an ERA of 3.20, with 14 2-3 straight...

Phillies Win on Walk Off Heroics from Galvis and Kratz

It was shaping up to be another shut out. For seven innings,Reds starter Homer Bailey kept the Phillies off the scoreboard. It wasn't quite as pathetic as it sounded. They were hitting the ball hard, they were just going into gloves. Still, it was starting to get ugly. The unsung...

Aroldis Chapman Blows Another Save, Phillies Win 3-2

For the second consecutive appearance, Aroldis Chapman has blown a save opportunity after converting eight straight save opportunities to start the 2013 season. Entering the game with a 2-1 Cincinnati lead over the Philadelphia Phillies in the ninth-inning, Chapman issued a four-pitch walk to Delmon Young, poorly locating his fastball and changeup. Young would be replaced by pinch...

Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Waiver Wire: 3 to Cut, 3 to Catch, 3 to Keep

photo credit: Keith Allison via photopin cc Fantasy baseball 3×3 is back again. This week, we’re catching Big Erv, resisting the impulse to trade Paul Goldschmidt, and grabbing a spot on Waveland Avenue for Travis Wood’s next start. 3 TO CUT Tony Cingrani | Cincinnati Reds | SP It’s fitting that Tony Cingrani would be sent down right around graduation season; you should treat...
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