Description: Cincinnati left-hander Tony Cingrani will likely start Sunday or Monday, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Cingrani was hoping to start Saturday, but the Reds had a rainout Wednesday and will presumably push everyone back. The 24-year-old left-hander has been out since May 1 due to shoulder tendinitis.
5/14/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Cincinnati left-hander Tony Cingrani expects to be activated from the 15-day DL Saturday against the Phillies. SOURCE: Cincinnati Enquirer
Insight: He's missed the past couple weeks with shoulder tendinitis. Cingrani had been 2-2 with a 3.34 ERA before the injury.
5/1/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder tendinitis.
Insight: That explains why he struggled on Wednesday. Cingrani has a 3.34 ERA and 32 Ks in 32 1/3 innings this season.
4/24/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani held the Pirates to one run on six hits in six innings Thursday afternoon to pick up his second win of the season.
Insight: Cingrani has a 2.86 ERA and 30 Ks in 28 1/3 innings this season. His only blemish is a 4.76 BB/9.
4/13/2014 7:48:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani owns a 20/9 K/BB, a 2.60 ERA and a 1.10 WHIP in 17 1/3 frames this season.
Insight: We'd like to see him get his walks down, but there's no arguing the 24-year-old is tough to hit. He's allowed just 86 hits in 127 career innings.
9/20/2013 6:44:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani (back) is still experiencing discomfort when he throws off a mound, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Cingrani (7-4, 2.92 ERA, 1.10 WHIP) went on the disabled list in August with a strained back and has dealt with a recurrence of back spasms recently. He could be out for the rest of the regular season.
9/16/2013 12:11:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani, who left Tuesday's start against the Cubs with a recurrence of back spasms, is expected to miss Monday's scheduled start against Houston.
Insight: Cingrani (7-4, 2.92 ERA, 1.10 WHIP) went on the disabled list in August with a strained back but only required the minimum stay before returning last week. However, the Reds may choose to shut him down at this point.
9/10/2013 9:09:00 PM
Description: Reds starter Tony Cingrani left Tuesday's start against the Cubs with a recurrence of back spasms, according to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Cingrani went on the disabled list in August with a strained back but only required the minimum stay before returning last week. However, the Reds may choose to shut him down at this point.
9/5/2013 6:31:00 PM
Description: Cincinnati lefthander Tony Cingrani has officially been activated from the 15-day disabled list. He'll start Thursday against St. Louis.
Insight: He was out with a strained back. Cingrani is 1-0 against the Cardinals this season with a 5.40 ERA.
9/3/2013 6:11:00 PM
Description: Reds pitcher Tony Cingrani (back) is ready to return to the rotation. He'll start Thursday against the Cardinals, according to Jon Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Insight: Cingrani was placed on the disabled list after leaving his start on Aug. 20 with a lower back strain. He'll end up missing the minimum amount of time.
8/24/2013 10:55:00 PM
Description: The Reds have placed starter Tony Cingrani on the 15-day DL.
Insight: He's been battling a lower back strain. With Cingrani sidelined, Triple-A callup Greg Reynolds will get the nod Sunday against Milwaukee.
8/21/2013 8:35:00 PM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani was feeling much better Wednesday after leaving Tuesday's start with a lower back strain. SOURCE: MLB.com
Insight: Cingrani will throw Thursday and see how his back feels, Reds trainer Paul Lessard said. "Ideally, we'll make sure he stays comfortable and loose and is able to throw. If he doesn't feel anything, he'll be able to make his next start." Cingrani's bullpen session Friday will be his biggest test.
8/20/2013 8:34:00 PM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani left Tuesday's start with a lower back strain, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.
Insight: At least he doesn't have anything wrong with his arm. We should have more information after the game.
7/28/2013 10:02:00 PM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani dominated the Dodgers in a no decision Sunday.
Insight: Cingrani gave up one hit and struck out 11 over seven shutout frames. The hard-throwing young southpaw has 90 K and a 2.90 ERA in 77 2/3 innings this season.
7/9/2013 10:39:00 PM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani struck out 10 batters and only gave up three hits over seven innings Tuesday against the Brewers.
Insight: However, he allowed a two-run homer to Logan Schafer, who wasn't even in the original lineup but replaced Norichika Aoki, following a walk in the bottom of the fifth. The 24-year-old Cingrani has a 3.30 ERA, has fanned 72 batters in 60 innings and is a must own in all leagues.
7/4/2013 9:27:00 AM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani labored through 5 2/3 innings in his return to the rotation Wednesday against the Giants
Insight: Cingrani allowed four hits and two runs and struck out five, but he also walked four and threw 97 pitches (53 strikes). The lefty has issued 10 free passes over his last 9 2/3 innings after walking just 11 batters over his first 43 1/3. However, he should be owned in all leagues on potential alone.
6/29/2013 6:13:00 PM
Description: Reds rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani will rejoin the rotation.
Insight: Johnny Cueto has hit the disabled list for the third time this season, and Cingrani will join the rotation in his place for the third time. The rookie needs to be owned in all leagues.
6/17/2013 8:06:00 PM
Description: Instead of sending Tony Cingrani back to the minors, the Reds will keep him as a reliever. SOURCE: MLBlogs
Insight: Cingrani will join the rotation again as soon as a spot becomes available. Cingrani (3-0, 3.15 ERA) owns a 0.98 WHIP in 40 innings this season. Opponents are hitting just .207 against the lefthander.
6/10/2013 8:00:00 PM
Description: Lefthander Tony Cingrani will start Tuesday's game against the Cubs. SOURCE: C. Trent Rosecrans, Cincinnati Enquirer
Insight: He's filling in for Johnny Cueto, who recently went down with a lat injury. Cingrani went 2-0 with a 3.27 ERA in a six-game stint with the Reds earlier in the year.
6/7/2013 6:19:00 PM
Description: Reds manager Dusty Baker said that rookie Tony Cingrani is "the likely choice" to start Tuesday's game against the Cubs, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. The Reds need a starter to replace Johnny Cueto (lat).
Insight: While the team hasn't made the decision official yet, it seems obvious that Cingrani will be the guy after he was scratched from his Triple-A start Friday night. Cingrani went 2-0 with a 3.27 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 33 innings in his first stint with the Reds this season (also replacing Cueto), is 3-0 with a 1.15 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings with Triple-A Louisville this season and is 16-6 with a 1.65 ERA and 301 strikeouts in 228 2/3 innings over his minor league career. He should be owned in all leagues.
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