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Reds interested in acquiring Marlon Byrd

The Cincinnati Reds have been dealing with major injury issues this season, and they are trying to figure out a way to stay in playoff contention down the stretch this season. According to a report from Jim Salisbury, the Reds are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies. Byrd has a four team no-trade clause, but the Reds are not one...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ZiPS projections don't bode well for Johnny Cueto, Alfredo Simon in second half

By any account, Johnny Cueto and Alfredo Simon have had excellent seasons so far, which recently culminated into trips to the All-Star Game.But at least one national baseball guy doesn't believe either pitcher can sustain their success for the remainder of the year. And that guy is ESPN Insider Dan Szymborski after tabbing both Cueto and Simon among players fantasy baseball owners...
Via Redlegs Review
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Unexpected contributors keep Reds rolling headed to All-Star break

CINCINNATI -- What Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman do from the pitcher's mound can be taken for granted sometimes. That's the standard they've set for themselves. Todd Frazier is turning into that kind of player at third base for the Reds. What they got from Kristopher Negron, who had played in just five major league games prior to getting his first start on Sunday against...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds turn to Cueto to try to claim series

Andrew McCutchen's heroics may have turned the tables on Cincinnati, but any momentum the Pittsburgh Pirates picked up could be stunted by the Reds' dominant ace. After the reigning NL MVP helped them even this three-game series, the Pirates will try to win back-to-back contests for the first time in 13 meetings with the Reds when they face Johnny Cueto on Sunday at Great...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cueto, Bruce lift Reds past Cubs, 4-2

To sweep a doubleheader, as they say, you've got to win the first game. With that in mind, the Reds sent Johnny Cueto out to pitch Game 1 of the day-nighter against the Chicago Cubs. Cueto wasn't his usual dominating self, but he was good enough to beat the Cubs 4-2 before a crowd of 17,371 Tuesday afternoon. Cueto (9-6) went 6 1/3 innings and allowed the two runs on six...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Cueto headlines four Reds headed to All-Star Game

On July 15, Major League Baseball will hold the 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field. And we now know that at least four Reds players will have a chance to appear in the game. These players include right-handed ace Johnny Cueto, third basemen Todd Frazier, catcher Devin Mesoraco and closer Aroldis Chapman. For Cueto, Mesoraco, and Frazier, this will mark their first trip to the...
Via Redlegs Review
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cueto: 'I'm always going to say I'm the best pitcher'

The San Francisco Giants could not build on some much-needed momentum generated by a no-hitter from one of their veterans. Facing Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto might add to their current overall struggles. The major league ERA leader looks for another solid outing while trying to help the Reds continue their surge Friday night against the Giants, who hope Madison Bumgarner can continue...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Cueto fans eight en route to defeating Blue Jays

Your browser does not support iframes.Johnny Cueto's bid to become the starting pitcher for the National League in the All-Star Game looks even better after Sunday's performance against the Blue Jays.The right-hander limited Toronto to just one earn run on seven hits while striking out eight batters through eight innings of work. The 28-year-old improved his overall record...
Via Redlegs Review
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Johnny Cueto tries to break bat over knee, fails

Your browser does not support iframes.Johnny Cueto is really good at pitching. In fact, the Reds ace is in line to possibly start the All-Star Game for the National League squad. What Cueto isn't good at, apparently, is breaking baseball bats over his knee. Seen here is Cueto trying to do just that after striking out and failing to get a bunt down during last night's game...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Cueto tabbed as one-third season Cy Young winner

You don't have to convince many people around Cincinnati who the best pitcher in the National League has been through the first one-third of the 2014 season. It's Johnny Cueto and then everyone else.Our friend Dayn Perry at CBS Sports is well aware of this and that is why he recently pegged Cueto as his pick for the National League Cy Young Award (through one-third of the...
Via Redlegs Review
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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