Tucker Barnhart continued his stretch of good hitting in a Louisville win last night as he went 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored. The catcher is now hitting .347 in the month of August and .314 going back to July 1st. The strong second half is a good turn around for Barnhart, who struggled in the first three months of the season, hitting .211 through June in Triple-A.
CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds called up catcher Tucker Barnhart from Triple-A Louisville on Saturday, giving them another option with Brayan Pena limited by a sore left hamstring.
Pena left a 2-1 loss to the Marlins on Friday night after getting a single and having the hamstring tighten.
Barnhart played in 12 games, including nine starts, during three stints with the Reds earlier this...
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August 09, 2014
CINCINNATI -- The Reds recalled catcher Tucker Barnhart from Triple-A Louisville Saturday and optioned outfielder Donald Lutz in a move manager Bryan Price said had a two-fold purpose.
This will be Barnhart's fourth stint with the Reds. He has made 12 appearances with nine starts previously this season. He began the season on the Opening Day roster because of an oblique injury to...
Earlier this afternoon the Cincinnati Reds recalled catcher Tucker Barnhart from Louisville and sent outfielder Donald Lutz down to Louisville.
In the game last night backup catcher Brayan Pena left with a tight hamstring. Barnhart returns to Cincinnati as insurance for now, but perhaps more if Pena has to go to the disabled list. He’s hit well over his last 15 games, going 14...
Tucker Barnhart has been optioned back to Louisville after making his first big league appearances over the last week.
Tucker Barnhart could be ready to assume one of the catching roles in the near term future.