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Reds | Skip Schumaker starting

Sun, 03 May 2015 09:34:40 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Skip Schumaker will be the starting left fielder against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, May 3, and is batting first in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Schumaker ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has not received many starts this season and has four hits in 20 at-bats. Owners on FantasyScore should be able to find better options to use for their lineups.

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Reds | Brennan Boesch will play Sunday

Sun, 03 May 2015 09:30:30 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Brennan Boesch will be the starting center fielder against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, May 3.

Fantasy Tip: Boesch ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has not done much at the plate in his limited playing time this season and should not be a starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Reds | Marlon Byrd sitting out

Sun, 03 May 2015 09:20:12 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Marlon Byrd is not in the starting lineup Sunday, May 3.

Fantasy Tip: Byrd ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has struggled at the plate this season and likely is receiving a day off. Skip Schumaker ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) will receive a rare start but is not a great option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Reds | Billy Hamilton not in lineup

Sun, 03 May 2015 09:04:14 -0700

Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton is not in the starting lineup Sunday, May 3.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) likely is just receiving a day off. Brennan Boesch ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) will be the starting center fielder but should not be an option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Reds | Johnny Cueto off to great start

Sun, 03 May 2015 07:28:08 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Johnny Cueto has the best WHIP in the National League and has a chance to take the MLB leads in both innings pitched and strikeouts when he pitches Sunday, May 3, against the Atlanta Braves.

Fantasy Tip: Cueto ($8,700, 17.4% of cap) is starting his contract year the right way. Cueto's 1.95 ERA is more than a full run better than his xFIP, but with a strikeout rate of 9.24 K/9, Cueto is a dominant FantasyScore pitcher in matchups just like this one.

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Reds | Zack Cozart showing power stroke

Sat, 02 May 2015 19:11:02 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SS Zack Cozart went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored in an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves Saturday, May 2, and he now leads all shortstops with five home runs this season.

Fantasy Tip: Cozart ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) hit four home runs in 506 at-bats last year, and he has already topped that total in just 91 at-bats this year. It is hard to imagine him continuing this pace all season, but in the meantime, he is a great value play at FantasyScore.

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Reds | Anthony DeSclafani has worst start

Fri, 01 May 2015 19:41:17 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Anthony DeSclafani allowed four runs on four hits and walked five in five innings in a loss to the Atlanta Braves Friday, May 1.

Fantasy Tip: After throwing at least six innings in his first three starts of the season, DeSclafani ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) has lasted just five innings in back-to-back starts. Hitters could be figuring him out a bit, and it might be smart to pass on the young pitcher at FantasyScore in his next start.

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Reds | Tony Cingrani not in rotation plans

Fri, 01 May 2015 14:51:48 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Tony Cingrani will continue to pitch out of the bullpen, according to manager Bryan Price. Cingrani would likely need to be designated to the minors to stretch out his innings in order to join the rotation.

Fantasy Tip: Continue to ignore Cingrani in the majority of formats, as it doesn't appear he'll join the rotation any time soon. He is also too far down the closer depth chart to warrant attention from the save chasers.

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Reds | Homer Bailey has torn UCL

Fri, 01 May 2015 11:25:26 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery. He's expected to return during the 2016 season. Dr. Timothy Kremchek will perform the surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Drop Bailey in all single-year fantasy formats. Tony Cingrani may be the Reds' best bet for a long-term rotation spot to replace Bailey, and he could be useful if you're hurting for rotation arms in deep mixed or NL-only leagues.

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Reds | Homer Bailey done for year

Fri, 01 May 2015 11:14:07 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season. He will return next year.

Fantasy Tip: You can now safely drop Bailey in all single-year formats, and he'll come at an extremely cheap injury discount in 2016 drafts. Michael Lorenzen ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) was unsuccessful in his major league debut filling in for Bailey this week, and he might not be the short-term solution for the rotation. Tony Cingrani has the most upside and may be the best long-term solution this year. If you're searching for rotation help in deep mixed leagues, he's worth a speculative add.

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Reds | Brandon Phillips a late scratch

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:54:30 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips (illness) was a late scratch from the lineup against the Atlanta Braves Thursday, April 30. 2B Skip Schumaker will start at second base instead.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to remove Phillips ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) from your lineups Thursday, and don't expect him to miss more than a game or two. Schumaker ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is 3-for-17 to start the season, so FantasyScore players should aim higher Thursday.

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Reds | Devin Mesoraco 7-10 days away

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:34:50 -0700

Cincinnati Reds C Devin Mesoraco (hip) is seven to 10 days away from returning, according to general manager Walt Jocketty. "The hip is getting better," Jocketty said. "We hope to have him catching in the next two weeks."

Fantasy Tip: Mesy owners will need to be patient for a couple more weeks. Tucker Barnhart and Brayan Pena ($1,600, 3.2% of your cap) are filling in but warrant no fantasy consideration.

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Reds | Homer Bailey to 60-day DL

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:21:26 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Homer Bailey (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, April 29.

Fantasy Tip: The move likely means Bailey will miss most of the first half, if not longer. Stash him on the DL if you can, but dropping him altogether is an option.

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Reds | Devin Mesoraco still out

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:15:50 -0700

Cincinnati Reds C Devin Mesoraco (hip) is out of the lineup Wednesday, April 29.

Fantasy Tip: Mesy ($4,900, 9.8% of your cap) hasn't had multiple at-bats for nearly three weeks now, which is frustrating for traditional leaguers. He last appeared April 24, which means a DL stint could only be backdated to that day. Avoid him on FantasyScore. Tucker Barnhart is in the lineup today but doesn't warrant consideration.

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Reds | Joey Votto resting

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:09:55 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto is out of the lineup Wednesday, April 29.

Fantasy Tip: Kris Negron ($1,600, 3.2% of your cap) is in at first, but he's not an option on FantasyScore.

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Cincinnati Reds Player News

Adcock Nathan RP
Amador Renny P
Anderson Drew OF
Aramboles Ricardo P
Astin Barrett P
Atilano Luis SP
Axelrod Dylan SP
Badenhop Burke RP
Bailey Homer SP
Barnhart Tucker C
Beale David SS
Belcher Jordan OF
Bell Trevor P
Bergman Sean P
Blandino Alex 3B
Boesch Brennan OF
Bohorquez Carlos P
Borsa B.J. P
Bourgeois Jason OF
Brock Till P
Bruce Jay OF
Bruksch Jeff P
Buchholz Alex 2B
Burchett Jeremy P
Byrd Marlon OF
Cabrera Daniel SP
Carpenter Christopher P
Chamblee Jim 3B
Chapman Aroldis RP
Chapman Travis 3B
Christensen McKay OF
Christiani Nick RP
Cingrani Tony SP
Cisco Drew P
Cisnero Jose RP
Clarke Mitchell P
Cleveland Clay 1B
Cochran Tom P
Colmenares Cesar OF
Conley Evan SS
Constante Jacob P
Contreras Carlos P
Conway Dan C
Correa Jonathan P
Costanzo Mike 3B
Cozart Zack SS
Crabbe Tim P
Crawford Jonathon P
Cruz Arian P
Cruz Enrique SS
Cueto Johnny SP
Cumberland Shaun OF
Curtis Jermaine INF
Danielson Sean OF
Davis Zachary SP
De Jesus Ivan INF
De La Rosa Wilkin P
Delgado Jesus RP
Denham Dan P
Denove Chris C
DeSclafani Anthony SP
Devone Chris C
Diaz Jose P
Diaz Jumbo P
Dillard Johnny P
Dominguez Chris 3B
Duncan Shelley OF
Duran Juan OF
Durango Luis OF
Eckenstahler Eric P
Ervin Phillip OF
Esquer Tony C
Fajardo Carlos P
Feiner Korey C
Felt Mason P
Frazier Todd 3B
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
Gregg Kevin RP
Gressick Anthony P
Griffin David P
Gruler Christopher SP
Guillon Ismael P
Gunter Kevin P
Gutierrez Jesse 1B
Gutierrez Tonys OF
Guzman Joel 1B
Hale Darrick INF
Hamilton Billy OF
Harris Willie OF
Hayes Drew P
Holmberg David SP
Honeycutt Harris P
Hoover J.J. RP
Hotchkiss Jordan P
Howard Nick P
Hyde Lee P
Iglesias Raisel RP
Iribarren Hernan 2B
Jeffords Raymond 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
Lasso Yoni 2B
Leake Mike SP
LeCure Sam RP
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
Marquis Jason SP
Marshall Sean RP
Marson Lou C
Mateo Hector 2B
Mather Joe OF
Mejias-Brean Seth 3B
Menchaca Brandon OF
Mesoraco Devin C
Miller Corky C
Mills Beau 3B
Mitchell Dakota P
Montano Luis SP
Morenko Brad P
Neal Thomas OF
Negron Kris SS
Oliveras Alexis OF
Parker Logan 1B
Parra Manny RP
Patch Curtis RP
Peacock Brian C
Pelland Tyler P
Pena Brayan C
Perales Daniel OF
Perez Rossmel C
Phillips Brandon 2B
Phillips P.J. 2B
Randall Scott P
Reckling Trevor SP
Reed Justin OF
Rhinehart Bill 1B
Rhoden Robert P
Robbins Jake P
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
Schumaker Skip 2B
Shackelford Kevin RP
Shearn Tom P
Silvestre Elvin P
Skipworth Kyle C
Smit Alexander P
Smith Kyle OF
Snowden Charles P
Snyder Earl 1B
Sparks Taylor INF
Stephenson Robert P
Stevens Jeff P
Strait Cody OF
Suarez Eugenio SS
Szymanski B.J. OF
Tabor Lee P
Talamantez David P
Tanner Clayton SP
Texeira Kanekoa P
Travieso Nick P
Trepkowski Matt P
Tuttle Daniel P
Valenzuela Sergio P
Villarreal Pedro P
Vinyard Jeremy P
Votto Joey 1B
Walden Marcus RP
Waldrop Kyle OF
Wallach Chad C
Weems Richard C
White Chris P
Wideman Jordan C
Wilson Joseph P
Wilson Mike OF
Winker Jesse OF
Wright Ryan 2B
Yarbrough Brandon C
Zapp A.J. 1B

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

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