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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||75.00||4.00||3.00||2.00||3.36||1.15||85.00||34.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Washington|| 1.0||0||0|| 0.00||0||3||1|
|vs LHB|| 7.2||0||0|| 3.52||0||5||9|
|vs RHB|| 11.2||0||0|| 2.31||0||11||11|
|12/26/2014||Derek Norris, C SD||Tony Cingrani, RP CIN|
|12/24/2014||Tony Cingrani, RP CIN|
Nolan Arenado, 3B COL
|David Wright, 3B NYM|
Alex Wood, SP ATL
|12/24/2014||Carlos Gonzalez, RF COL|
Joey Votto, 1B CIN
|Tony Cingrani, RP CIN|
Freddie Freeman, 1B ATL
|Last 10 Games|
Reds' Tony Cingrani blows first save opportunity of year
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/14/15) Reds pitcher Tony Cingrani suffered a blown save in Thursday's game against San Francisco.
Cingrani entered the game to start the eighth inning, protecting a one-run lead in his first save opportunity of the season. He allowed a walk, triple and single to the only three batters he faced. The only out he recorded was on a pick-off.
Cingrani saw his ERA increase to 2.70.
Reds' Price: Tony Cingrani not an option to start this week
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(4/28/15) Reds manager Bryan Price told reporters that pitcher Tony Cingrani is not an option to start this week, per MLB.com.
Michael Lorenzen will be promoted from Triple-A Louisville to start Wednesday, while Mike Leake will start Thursday. Price added that in order for Cingrani to join the rotation, he'll have to stretch out in the minors.
"It would almost seem like it would require us sending him to the minor leagues to get stretched out," Price said. "I made the decision -- I was involved, a big supporter of putting him in the bullpen -- not because that's what we needed for this club at the time. What I felt was it was where he was best suited coming off a year of a lot of injury and shoulder concerns and the limited development of his off-speed pitches. It just seemed like for him to be able to come in there and maybe cut his mix of pitches to two and come in and be that … it just seemed to fit his nature -- very, very aggressive, doesn't really back off and feel his way through six to nine innings.
"He goes as hard as he can, as long as he can. I think his temperament is suited better – at this point in time – as a relief pitcher. Some day he may prove me wrong and be a great starting pitcher. I wouldn't say that's an impossible thing to have happen."
Reds' Tony Cingrani does well in return to the mound Sunday
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/26/15) Reds pitcher Tony Cingrani tossed two scoreless innings in Cincinnati's 5-2 loss to the Cubs Sunday. It was Cingrani's first appearance for the Reds since April 14.
"I've just been hanging out for a little while," said Cingrani to MLB.com. "Everything feels good. I was obviously refreshed. I like one inning, two innings. I'm good at that. It's pretty easy. Just go out there and throw as hard as you can."
Cingrani recorded two strikeouts in his two innings of work and lowered his ERA to 1.69 in 5 1/3 innings.
"Tony left it right there and I think gave us a vision of some of the things he can do to help us out of the bullpen," manager Bryan Price said. "I needed him for two innings today. We'll see where he is [Monday]. You're certainly going to run with the guys throwing the ball the best."
Reds manager Price: Tony Cingrani not dealing with any injuries
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(4/23/15) Reds manager Bryan Price told reporters that pitcher Tony Cingrani is not dealing with an injury, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Although Cingrani has not been used out of the bullpen since April 14, Price added that the 23-year-old southpaw warmed up during Wednesday's contest against the Brewers in Milwaukee.
In three relief outings, Cingrani has allowed only one earned run over 3 1/3 innings.
Reds' Price might take Kevin Gregg out of eighth-inning role
|by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com|
|(4/8/15) After a rough outing for Reds pitcher Kevin Gregg on Monday, manager Bryan Price was asked if Gregg would be the guy in the eighth inning going forward.
“He may be. He may not be,” Price replied. “It just depends on who I have healthy and who is down there. He’s a guy who is experienced as a closer, a setup man and a starter. He’s a guy who has been a lot tighter situations than that over the course of his career. As I’ve told you, the bullpen will be ever evolving. These guys will cut out their roles based on how they perform,” per mlblogs.com.
Price acknowldeged that some adjustments will have to be made in the bullpen.
“Once the eighth inning becomes a situational inning, it becomes a challenge,” Price said. “We went into that game anticipating him pitching the eighth inning. It didn’t go as well as we had anticipated. The eighth inning isn’t really a matchup inning. We really had hoped that it would be a clean inning and it wasn’t, so I had to make some adjustments there.”
Price added that pitchers Jumbo Diaz and Tony Cingrani could be in the late-inning mix.
|2014 summary: A promising 2013 season was long forgotten just a few weeks into Tony Cingrani's dismal 2014 effort. He began the year in the Reds' rotation, but he struggled through most of his first six starts and then found himself on the DL with shoulder tendinitis. Upon his return, Cingrani was even worse, as he allowed 14 walks and nine home runs over five starts before getting demoted to the bullpen. His stay there was brief, as the Reds demoted him to Triple-A Louisville. Cingrani did not make another appearance in either the majors or minors; he missed the remainder of the season with a shoulder strain.|
Playing time status: Cingrani was considered a favorite for a rotation spot heading into this spring, but the Reds announced midway through that he'll begin the year in the bullpen. Last year's injury had a little something to do with it, but Cingrani's inability to develop a third pitch was probably a contributing factor as well. The Reds haven't ruled out moving him back to the rotation at some point.
2015 outlook: As a starter, Cingrani would have been an exciting sleeper in Fantasy considering he had a 2.92 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings in 23 appearances, including 18 starts, jut two years ago, but as a middle reliever, he's just a low-end NL-only option.
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