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Reds | Billy Hamilton hitting seventh

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:42:31 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton was dropped to seventh in the batting order against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Mike Bolsinger Tuesday, May 24. 1B Joey Votto is in the two-hole.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton continues to struggle to find ways on base to utilize his speed (eight stolen bases). He's hitting .254 in May and has only four steals. The move down the order limits his opportunities to run, making him an even weaker daily pick tonight. Votto is struggling himself at the dish, but hopefully for his owners a move to the two-hole can get him going.

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Reds | Brandon Finnegan decent in loss

Mon, 23 May 2016 23:13:39 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Brandon Finnegan tossed a career-high eight innings and allowed a run on five hits and four walks while fanning two in his complete-game loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, May 23.

Fantasy Tip: Finnegan has potential, but he rarely goes deep into games because of inefficiency. He's 1-3 with a 3.97 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. His K/9 is down to 6.35 after nearly fanning a batter per inning last season. He's an NL-only target for now.

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Reds | Eugenio Suarez sitting Monday

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:51:23 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 3B Eugenio Suarez (rest) is not in the starting lineup Monday, May 23. 3B Jordan Pacheco is in his place at third base and batting seventh opposite Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw.

Fantasy Tip: Suarez rarely gets a day off, making it all the more confusing that he'd be rested on this night of all, considering his success against left-handed pitching this year (.333 with four home runs in 42 at-bats). The Reds could really use that against the best southpaw in the game. In any event, Pacheco gets a rare start, but shouldn't even be considered for daily formats.

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Reds | Adam Duvall clubs another homer

Sun, 22 May 2016 13:47:22 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Adam Duvall went 1-for-4 with his eighth home run - a solo shot that traveled an estimated 450 feet - on Sunday, May 22, in a loss to the Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Duvall has already set career highs with his eight home runs and 17 RBI in his first year of full-time duty, and is still available in a ton of leagues. Duvall should maintain a decent average - he's batting .264 at the moment - and has no immediate threat to his job, making him a fine option to round out a fantasy lineup that needs to add a little more power.

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Reds | Jay Bruce playing Sunday

Sun, 22 May 2016 09:44:26 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (knee) is in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley Sunday, May 22.

Fantasy Tip: Bruce is hitting .323 against left-handed pitchers this season but only one of his eight home runs is against lefties. Bruce should still be a decent starter in some leagues, but owners should not expect much power.

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Reds | Tucker Barnhart on the bench

Sun, 22 May 2016 09:37:37 -0700

Cincinnati Reds C Tucker Barnhart is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley Sunday, May 22. C Ramon Cabrera will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera has gone 2-for-12 at the plate since joining the team earlier this month and should be avoided in all leagues.

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Reds | Daniel Wright likely to start Tuesday

Sun, 22 May 2016 09:12:08 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds are expected to promote SP Daniel Wright from Class AAA Louisville to start against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: Wright is 3-0 with a 0.79 ERA in 10 appearances (four starts) with Class AA Pensacola and Class AAA Louisville this year, with five walks and 32 strikeouts over 34 innings. Fantasy owners should avoid using him in his first start to see how he'll fare against MLB hitters.

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Reds | Jay Bruce expects to play Sunday

Sat, 21 May 2016 19:10:03 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (knee) said he expects to return to the lineup Sunday, May 22, against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley.

Fantasy Tip: Although Bruce is actually hitting .323 against lefties this year, his power numbers have been better against righties. You should be able to find a better matchup in daily leagues.

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Reds | Jumbo Diaz part of bullpen shuffle

Sat, 21 May 2016 18:16:08 -0700

Cincinnati Reds RP Jumbo Diaz and RP Keyvius Sampson were optioned to Class AAA Louisville Saturday, May 21, and RP Steve Delabar was designated for assignment.

Fantasy Tip: The Reds bullpen has been historically awful, but if you must hunt for saves, Tony Cingrani may be the best bet for now.

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Reds | Michael Lorenzen eyeing June return

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:55:38 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Michael Lorenzen (elbow) could return in June, manager Bryan Price said Saturday, May 21.

Fantasy Tip: Lorenzen could eventually have some value in NL-only leagues, but he can be left on waivers until he is back on the mound.

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Reds | Raisel Iglesias about a month away

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:49:28 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Raisel Iglesias (shoulder) could return sometime in June if his rehab goes according to plan, manager Bryan Price said Saturday, May 21.

Fantasy Tip: Iglesias has shown intriguing strikeout potential, and he should be stashed in all formats as he recovers.

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Reds | Anthony DeSclafani rehab update

Sat, 21 May 2016 12:26:39 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Anthony DeSclafani (oblique) will make a rehab start for Class AAA Louisville Wednesday, May 25, according to manager Bryan Price.

Fantasy Tip: If all goes well, DeSclafani could be back with the parent club in two to three weeks, so he should remain stashed in NL-only and deep mixed formats. However, DFS players should give him one or two starts after he is activated before depending on him again.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - C. Trent Rosecrans


Reds | Jay Bruce scratched from lineup

Sat, 21 May 2016 11:28:34 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce (knee) has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Seattle Mariners Saturday, May 21, because of soreness in his left knee. OF Tyler Holt will play right field and bat second.

Fantasy Tip: Stay tuned for updates on the severity of Bruce's injury. Holt is batting .250 with two RBI through 48 at-bats this season but does not have a favorable matchup versus Felix Hernandez.

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Reds | Zack Cozart not in Saturday's lineup

Sat, 21 May 2016 10:32:17 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SS Zack Cozart is not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez Saturday, May 21. INF Ivan De Jesus will play shortstop and bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: De Jesus is hitting just .167 with a home run and five RBI in 48 at-bats this year and isn't a recommended fantasy option this afternoon, especially with King Felix penciled in as the opposing pitcher.

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Reds | Tony Cingrani blows another save

Fri, 20 May 2016 20:40:57 -0700

Cincinnati Reds RP Tony Cingrani blew his fourth save of the season and third in his last five appearances Friday, May 20, against the Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Cingrani is becoming the latest Cincinnati reliever to blow his chance at being the primary closer. The Reds' bullpen as a whole has been an absolute disaster, and you are grasping at straws trying to figure out who will earn the next save.

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Cincinnati Reds Player News

Adleman Tim SP
Allen Brandon 1B
Amador Renny P
Anderson Drew OF
Aramboles Ricardo P
Astin Barrett P
Atilano Luis SP
Bailey Homer SP
Barnhart Tucker C
Beale David SS
Belcher Jordan OF
Bell Trevor P
Bergman Sean P
Blandino Alex 3B
Bohorquez Carlos P
Borsa B.J. P
Brock Till P
Bruce Jay OF
Bruksch Jeff P
Buchholz Alex 2B
Burchett Jeremy P
Cabrera Daniel SP
Cabrera Ramon C
Chamblee Jim 3B
Chapman Travis 3B
Christensen McKay OF
Christiani Nick RP
Cingrani Tony RP
Cisco Drew P
Clarke Mitchell P
Cleveland Clay 1B
Cochran Tom P
Colmenares Cesar OF
Conley Evan SS
Constante Jacob P
Conway Dan C
Correa Jonathan P
Costanzo Mike 3B
Cotham Caleb RP
Cozart Zack SS
Crabbe Tim P
Crawford Jonathon P
Cruz Arian P
Cruz Enrique SS
Cumberland Shaun OF
Curtis Jermaine INF
Danielson Sean OF
Davis Rookie SP
Davis Zachary SP
De Jesus Ivan 2B
De La Rosa Wilkin P
Delabar Steve RP
Delgado Jesus RP
Denham Dan P
Denove Chris C
DeSclafani Anthony SP
Devone Chris C
Diaz Jose P
Diaz Jumbo RP
Dillard Johnny P
Dixon Brandon 2B
Duncan Shelley OF
Duran Juan OF
Durango Luis OF
Duvall Adam OF
Eckenstahler Eric P
Ervin Phillip OF
Esquer Tony C
Fajardo Carlos P
Feiner Korey C
Felt Mason P
Finnegan Brandon SP
Freeman Justin P
Frias Juan P
Garrett Amir P
Gelalich Jeff OF
Gentry Philip OF
Gilmartin Michael SS
Goetz Gregory P
Gonzalez Edgar G. RP
Gonzalez Rafael P
Good Andrew SP
Greene Brodie INF
Gressick Anthony P
Griffin David P
Gruler Christopher SP
Guillon Ismael P
Gumbs Angelo INF
Gunter Kevin P
Gutierrez Jesse 1B
Gutierrez Tonys OF
Guzman Joel 1B
Hale Darrick INF
Hamilton Billy OF
Harris Willie OF
Hayes Drew P
Holt Tyler OF
Honeycutt Harris P
Hoover J.J. RP
Hotchkiss Jordan P
Howard Nick P
Hyde Lee P
Iglesias Raisel SP
Iribarren Hernan 2B
Jeffords Raymond P
Johnson Stephen P
Johnson Todd P
Jones Daryl OF
Jukich Ben P
Keppel Bobby RP
Kershner Jason P
Klimesh Ben P
Klinker Matt P
Kroski Chris C
Lamb John SP
Lasso Yoni 2B
Lehr Justin SP
Lomasney Steve C
Lorenzen Michael SP
Lutz Donald OF
MacRae Scott P
Magill Matt SP
Mangini Matt INF
Marmolejo Jose P
Maron Cam C
Marquez Jeff SP
Mateo Hector 2B
Mather Joe OF
Mejias-Brean Seth 3B
Mella Keury P
Melville Tim P
Menchaca Brandon OF
Mesoraco Devin C
Miller Corky C
Mills Beau 3B
Mitchell Dakota P
Montano Luis SP
Morenko Brad P
Morris A.J. P
Moscot Jon SP
Neal Thomas OF
Ohlendorf Ross RP
Oliveras Alexis OF
Pacheco Jordan C
Parker Kyle OF
Parker Logan 1B
Patch Curtis RP
Paterson Joe RP
Peacock Brian C
Pelland Tyler P
Perales Daniel OF
Peraza Jose 2B
Perez Rossmel C
Phillips Brandon 2B
Phillips P.J. 2B
Ramirez J.C. P
Randall Scott P
Reckling Trevor SP
Reed Cody P
Reed Justin OF
Renda Tony 2B
Rhinehart Bill 1B
Rhoden Robert P
Robbins Jake P
Rodriguez Alfredo SS
Rodriguez Yorman OF
Rogers Chad P
Rose Brian P
Rowland-Smith Ryan SP
Sampson Keyvius SP
Sanchez Rafael 3B
Sanders Jared P
Sandoval Mayker 2B
Satin Josh 1B
Schebler Scott OF
Selsky Steve OF
Shackelford Kevin RP
Shearn Tom P
Silvestre Elvin P
Simon Alfredo SP
Skipworth Kyle C
Smit Alexander P
Smith Josh SP
Smith Kyle OF
Snowden Charles P
Snyder Earl 1B
Sparks Taylor INF
Stephenson Robert SP
Stephenson Tyler C
Stevens Jeff P
Straily Dan SP
Strait Cody OF
Suarez Eugenio 3B
Szymanski B.J. OF
Tabor Lee P
Talamantez David P
Tanner Clayton SP
Texeira Kanekoa P
Travieso Nick P
Trepkowski Matt P
Triunfel Carlos SS
Tuttle Daniel P
Valenzuela Sergio P
Veras Jose G. P
Villarreal Pedro P
Vinyard Jeremy P
Votto Joey 1B
Waldrop Kyle OF
Wallach Chad C
Weems Richard C
White Chris P
Wideman Jordan C
Wilson Joseph P
Wilson Mike OF
Winker Jesse OF
Wood Blake RP
Wright Daniel SP
Wright Ryan 2B
Yarbrough Brandon C
Zapp A.J. 1B

Bavasi Bill TO
Bell Jay TO
Berry Mark TO
Browning Tom TO
Davis Jody TO
DeShields Delino TO
Jaramillo Tony TO
Jenkins Mack TO
Jocketty Walt TO
Long Don TO
Ortegon Ronnie TO
Pico Jeff PC
Piniella Lou TO
Price Bryan MAN
Riggins Mark PC
Riggleman Jim TO
Speier Chris TO
Towers Kevin TO
Williams Dick GM

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