The Cincinnati Reds have activated right-handed starter Johnny Cueto from the 15-day disabled list as he had been recovering from a strained lat injury.
The young Cueto has a low 2.17 ERA this season, but has been suffering from health issues all season long.
To make room for Cueto, Pedro Villarreal was optioned to Triple-A Louisville and returns to their rotation. Villarreal remains...
The Cincinnati Reds placed setup man, Jonathan Broxton, on the DL with a right elbow flexor strain. Broxton’s stint is retroactive to June 14th and it is unclear at this time whether he will be back by his eligible return date.With the move, the Reds’ bullpen is a little thinner for the time being but Broxton had struggled of late, likely due to the injury.Cincinnati has World...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds have optioned right-hander Pedro Villarreal back to Triple-A Louisville after one rough start in place of the injured Johnny Cueto.
Cincinnati called up Henry Rodriguez before the opening game of a series Friday against the NL Central-leading Cardinals, giving them more infield depth for the series. Rodriguez batted .279 with three homers and 26 RBIs for...
The Cincinnati Reds cut 5 more players from their roster over the weekend, getting their total roster count down to 39.
Optioned to Triple-A Louisville were right-handed pitchers Pedro Villarreal and Curtis Partch, infielder Henry Rodriguez and first baseman Neftali Soto. Outfielder/first baseman Donald Lutz was optioned to Double-A Pensacola.
Lutz, Rodriguez, and Soto all impressed...
7/7 Game Review
Louisville lost 2-0. Box Score
Paul Janish went 1-3.
Bill Rhinehart went 1-3.
Pedro Villarreal allowed a run in 6 innings with 2 walks and 8 strikeouts.
Nick Christiani threw a shutout inning with a walk and a strikeout.
Jordan Smith threw a shutout inning of relief.
Tough start for Villarreal who pitched a very good game but took the loss to fall to...
Rochester 7 Louisville 4
Bats (22-49), Last place International League West, 19.0 GB
-Pedro Villarreal (L 2-4, 3.86) gave up six earned runs in six innings to suffer the loss. Wirfin Obispo and Travis Webb combined to toss a scoreless inning.
-3B Mike Costanzo and C Dioner Navarro both doubled and drove in a run, with Costanzo also scoring one of his own. DH Corky Miller...
This guy is a lot faster than you.
Syracuse 2 Louisville 1 (Game 1)
-Pedro Villarreal tossed six innings of one-run baseball. Nick Christiani (L 0-3, 3.60) got only one out before allowing the winning, walk-off run to score.
-3B Willie Harris had a hit and a run scored. LF-CF Felix Perez smacked a double and drove in the only run.
Syracuse 1 Louisville 0 (Game 2...
The Blaze won their third straight Tuesday.
Rochester 5 Louisville 4
-The Bats (12-28) wasted a quality start from Pedro Villarreal who pitched 6.2 innings of three-run baseball. Nick Christiani (0-2) got a blown save and loss, giving up two earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Jordan Smith allowed no runs in 2/3 of an inning.
-DH Willie Harris was 1-3 with a double and an RBI....
Fresh off a promotion, Pedro Villarreall was a winner with the Bats.
Louisville 6 Norfolk 5
-Pedro Villarreal (1-0) made his Triple-A debut with the Bats (11-23) and gave up two earned runs in 5.2 innings, while striking out seven. Some unfortunate errors resulted in five total runs scoring during his pitching tenure. Kanekoa Texeira, Nick Christiani, Travis Webb, and Jordan...
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Yesterday saw a bunch of roster moves. Andrew Brackman went to the DL with a sprained ankle. Pedro Villarreal moved up to Louisville to take his place, Kyle Lotzkar moved up to take the place of Villarreal and Justice French moved up to take the place of Lotzkar. In Dayton they had relievers Ryan Kiel and El’hajj Muhammad come up from extended spring training and Dan Jensen will...