(11/4/2008) The Reds outrighted pitcher Bobby Livingston to the minor leagues Tuesday.
Livingston reinstated, sent to Double-A
(7/17/2008) The Reds reinstated LHP Bobby Livingston from the 60-day disabled list Thursday and optioned him to Double-A Chattanooga.
Livingston moves rehab to High-A
(7/2/2008)The Sports Xchange reports that Reds SP Bobby Livingston, rebounding from left shoulder surgery last September, moved his rehab assignment from the rookie-level Gulf Coast League to the high Class A Florida State League on Tuesday. He pitched five innings for Sarasota, allowing three runs on six hits.
Livingston begins rehab assignment
(6/22/2008)Bobby Livingston (shoulder) was sent to the Gulf Coast League Reds in low Class A to begin a rehab assignment Friday.
Reds sign Livingstone to 1-year deal
(3/2/2008) LHP Bobby Livingston has agreed to a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds. Livingston, who had surgery in September to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, remains on the disabled list. He started 10 games for the Reds last season, going 3-3 with a 5.27 ERA.
Livingston first player to go on DL
(2/21/2008) The Reds placed pitcher Bobby Livingston on the 60-day DL. He is recovering from left shoulder surgery. He will be able to do everything all the pitchers do this spring except throw off the mound, even though team physician Tim Kremchek said the lefty's shoulder looks great. Livingston won three games over 10 starts last season before Kremchek performed surgery on his left shoulder in August.
Livingston closer to throwing
(2/18/2008) LHP Bobby Livingston will be able to do everything all the pitchers do this spring except throw off the mound, even though team physician Tim Kremchek said the lefty's shoulder looks great. Livingston won three games over 10 starts last season before Kremchek performed surgery on his left shoulder in August.
Reds bring Livingston off 60-day DL
(11/7/2007) The Reds activated SS Juan Castro, OF Ryan Freel and LHP Bobby Livingston from the 60-day DL.
Livingston moved to 60-day DL
(9/28/2007) The Reds brought INF Mark Bellhorn up from the minor leagues and transferred LHP Bobby Livingston to the 60-day DL on Thursday.
B. Livingston to throw in May
(9/8/2007) LHP Bobby Livingston underwent arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair a torn labrum and is confident he'll be throwing a baseball by mid-May, "And since my rotator cuff looked great, maybe I'll pick up a couple of miles an hour on my fastball because of all the extra rehab I'll be doing."
Livingston undergoes shoulder surgery
(9/6/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston had arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder. Reds medical director Dr. Timothy Kremchek performed the 75-minute procedure.
Livingston done with torn labrum
(8/26/2007) The Reds placed LHP Bobby Livingston on the 15-day DL on Friday with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. "I'm not a medical guy, but that doesn't sound good," manager Pete Mackanin said. Livingston, who was scheduled to start Sunday, will be re-evaluated in about 10 days.
Livingston lands on DL
(8/24/2007) The Cincinnati Reds placed pitcher Bobby Livingston on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a torn labrum in his left shoulder and recalled right-hander Todd Coffey from Triple-A Louisville.
Livingston gets beat up by Braves
(8/22/2007) Brian McCann led the Braves with a two-run homer Tuesday off starter Bobby Livingston, who gave up seven runs in only 4 2/3 innings. McCann had a grand slam in the opening game of the series at Great American Ball Park, where he is 15-for-32 career with five homers.
Livingston blasted for 11 hits
(8/16/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston was tagged for four runs in the first inning of Thursday's start against the Cubs. He allowed just one run in the next four innings, but the damage was done and Livingston took his third loss. He was charged with 11 hits and one walk. He struck out three. Livingston has allowed five runs in two of his last four starts. Both of those outings came on the road.
Livingston shy of CG win
(8/11/2007) Bobby Livingston pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and Jeff Keppinger backed him with three RBI to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Saturday. The Reds, who used seven relievers in a 12-7, 11-inning loss to San Diego on Friday, got just what they needed from Livingston (3-2). The left-handed rookie, who was 0-2 in his previous four starts, allowed four hits -- including two homers by Brian Giles -- with no walks and two strikeouts in 8 1/3 innings.
'Pen quickly blows Livingston's win
(8/4/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston retired 10 of the 12 batters he faced after the Matt Morris home run to lead off the bottom of the third, but was pulled with one out and a runner on in the sixth. His replacement, Todd Coffey, immediately gave up the two-run homer to Bay, his 17th, cutting the Reds' lead to 4-3. After Coffey hit Jose Bautista and walked Ronny Paulino, Mike Gosling came on and immediately surrendered Nate McLouth's homer that gave Pittsburgh a 6-4 lead. Livingston was charged with two runs on six hits and no walks while striking out four in 5 1/3 innings. Livingston was in line for his third win.
Livingston to pitch Saturday
(8/4/2007) Manager Pete Mackanin altered his pitching rotation, moving LHP Bobby Livingston to Saturday night's game in Pittsburgh and bumping up RHP Bronson Arroyo (4-12) to Sunday's game on three days' rest. Arroyo lasted only 1 2/3 innings in a 7-2 loss to Washington on Wednesday, and his 58 pitches were about half as many as he throws in a normal start. He wasn't scheduled to start again until Tuesday. Mackanin said "Livingston is in ink, Arroyo is in pencil" - meaning he might change his mind.
(8/1/2007) Washington sent 10 men to the plate in its half of the fifth Tuesday and scored five runs, all charged to starter Bobby Livingston (2-2). He left after facing five batters in that inning and retiring none.
Livingston becomes two-start SP
(7/30/2007) Left-hander Bobby Livingston, who has been the Reds' fifth starter, will move into Kyle Lohse's spot in the rotation after Monday's trade. The fifth starter has not been named, but reports are Phil Dumatrait is a candidate to be called up to start Thursday.
Livingston has No. 4 rotation spot
(7/30/2007) Left-hander Bobby Livingston, who has been the Reds' fifth starter, will move into Kyle Lohse's spot in the rotation after Monday's trade. The fifth starter has not been named.
Livingston misses out on win
(7/26/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston left Thursday's game against the Brewers in line for his third win, but the bullpen could not hold onto the lead. Livingston was charged with five hits, one walk and three runs in six innings. He struck out one. Since his recall July 16, Livingston had made three starts, allowing eight earned runs in 17 innings. He is 1-1 in that span.
Livingston a gifted pitcher
(7/26/2007) Maybe the Reds should start pitcher Bobby Livingston on back-to-back days. He could do it. Livingston is ambidextrous. Actually, he is a right-hander but pitches left-handed. In high school, he started both ends of a doubleheader, pitching a complete game left-handed in the opener and three innings right-handed in the second game. "And in one summer game in 2002 I pitched six innings left-handed and right-handed one inning for the Bethesda Big Train in the Clark Griffith League in Florida," he said. "I did it a couple time in high school (Trinity Christian, Lubbock, Texas). I threw right-handed before I ever threw left-handed. One day I picked up a ball and threw it left-handed, and my coach said, 'Don't throw right-handed, throw left-handed.' And I've been doing it ever since."
Livingston takes first loss
(7/21/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston pitched six-plus innings, allowing three runs on eight hits in his fourth Major League start and first loss during Saturday's game against the Marlins. He struck out five. Livingston was making his second start since being recalled on July 16.
Livingston earns another start
(7/18/2007) Manager Pete Mackanin said he believes LHP Bobby Livingston deserves another start after giving up two runs in five innings in a win over the Braves on Monday night. "For me he certainly has," Mackanin said. "They have some pretty good right-hander hitters on that (Atlanta) team. He made some of them look bad on swings."
Livingston picks up second win
(7/17/2007) Bobby Livingston allowed just two earned runs and eight hits in five innings allowing just two walks in Monday's game at Atlanta to improve to 2-0. He also struck out four batters in the 86-pitch effort.
Livingston added to Reds' rotation
(7/16/2007) The Reds called up starting pitcher Bobby Livingston from the minor leagues Monday in time to start.
Livingston to start Monday
(7/14/2007) Reds SP Bobby Livingston is scheduled to be called up from Triple-A Louisville to start Monday night in Atlanta.
Livingston makes case for call up
(6/29/2007)The Sports Xchange reports SP prospect Bobby Livingston continues to make a bid for a recall and insertion into the Reds' rotation, giving up only three earned runs in his last 22 innings (three starts) for Triple-A Louisville, including a complete-game shutout.
Livingston optioned to minors
(6/2/2007) The Cincinnati Reds optioned left-hander Bobby Livingston to Triple-A Louisville on Saturday. The move came a day after Livingston earned his first major league victory. He had been with the Reds since last Monday, and allowed seven hits in 6 2/3 innings as the Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Friday night. "Bobby was brought up to be used in the bullpen and make an occasional start," Cincinnati manager Jerry Narron said. "Last night's start gave us what we needed."
Livingston earns first MLB win
(6/2/2007) Bobby Livingston allowed seven hits in 6 2/3 innings for his first major league win as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Friday night. Livingston was called up from Triple-A Louisville on Monday and was making his second career start. He gave up one unearned run and a walk. Livingston also had a two-out, RBI single in the fourth. Livington earned a no-decision in his first start on May 13 against the Dodgers.
Livington gets call to start
(6/1/2007) Reds manager Jerry Narron didn't make it official on Thursday, but Bobby Livingston has been told he will take the rubber against the Rockies on Friday, according to MLB.com. "I'm not the kind of person who gets too overwhelmed about things like that," Livingston said. "I try not to get too excited or too low-key. I just want to get back out there and do my job."
Reds still mum on Friday's SP
(5/31/2007) Reds manager Jerry Narron was still mum on who will start Friday's game in Colorado. LHP Bobby Livingston was called up on Monday after RHP Kirk Saarloos was optioned to Triple-A Louisville. Narron said Livingston was the likely starter on Friday if he wasn't used out of the bullpen on Wednesday, which he was not. Another possibility was RHP Victor Santos, who's made 20 appearances out of the bullpen this season.
Livingston or Santos starts Fri.?
(5/29/2007) Bobby Livingston was recalled from Louisville on Monday for his second stint with the Reds -- his assignment ostensibly to pitch in long relief the next couple of days. Long reliever Victor Santos was unavailable Monday and probably won't be available Tuesday in Houston. He pitched 4 1/3 innings Sunday. Livingston, 0-3 with a 3.88 ERA in nine starts at Louisville, is expected to start Friday's game in Denver -- a vacant spot since Kirk Saarloos has been sent to Triple-A Louisville. "Long relief, that's all they told me," said Livingston. "Whatever they have for me is fine. They told me to be ready pitch in long relief and for now, until I hear something different, I'm in relief."
Reds add Livingston as long man
(5/28/2007) The day after Kirk Saarloos failed to retire any of the seven batters he faced in Cincinnati's 14-10 loss to Pittsburgh, the Reds optioned the right-hander to Triple-A Louisville and recalled left-hander Bobby Livingston. Livingston is making his second appearance with Cincinnati. In his previous stint, he made his first major league start on May 13 at Los Angeles, allowing 10 hits and four earned runs in 5 1/3 innings for a 6.75 ERA. He was optioned to Louisville on May 15. In his two stints with the Bats, Livingston was 0-3 with a 3.88 ERA in nine starts. "He'll pitch in the bullpen right now, give us some length out there" manager Jerry Narron said.
Reds send down Livingston
(5/15/2007) After the game, Cincinnati optioned Jeff Keppinger, an infielder, and LHP Bobby Livingston to Triple-A Louisville. The Reds will recall RHP Marcus McBeth from Louisville on Tuesday and purchase the contract of C Chad Moeller from the club.
Livingston mediocre on Sunday
(5/13/2007) Cincinnati's Bobby Livingston allowed four runs and 10 hits over 5 1/3 innings on Sunday at L.A. Dodgers in his first major league start. The 24-year-old left-hander was promoted from Triple-A Louisville before the game to replace lefty Eric Milton, who went on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of inflammation in his elbow.
Livingston to start Sunday
(5/11/2007) According to MLB.com, the Cincinnati Reds will recall Bobby Livingston from Triple-A Louisville to start Sunday's game at L.A. Dodgers in place of the injured Eric Milton (elbow). He gets the call over fellow left-hander Phil Dumatrait and phenom Homer Bailey.
Milton's elbow leaves Reds scrambling
(5/10/2007) Reds left-hander Eric Milton, a starting pitcher who hasn't won in his last 12 starts, is on the disabled list. The official diagnosis: strained left elbow. For the short run, the Reds have summoned Rule 5 right-hander Jared Burton from a rehabilitation assignment, and the team will go with eight relief pitchers, general manager Wayne Krivsky said. The Reds don't need a starter until Sunday at Dodger Stadium, and Krivsky said the selection could come within (Kirk Saarloos would be the logical choice) or it could come from Triple-A Louisville. Krivsky also mentioned that consideration would be made to whose turn it is to pitch. Left-hander Bobby Livingston (0-3, 3.22) pitched Tuesday for Louisville, and his turn falls on Sunday. The other candidate is left-hander Phil Dumatrait (4-1 2.34), who is scheduled to pitch Thursday for Louisville and could be held back.
Reds cut Livingston, Majewski
(3/29/2007) The Reds optioned LHP Bobby Livingston and RHP Gary Majewski to Triple-A Louisville. Also, they received cash from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to complete the deal that sent INF Brendan Harris to Tampa in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
Livingston steps up Monday
(3/26/2007) Bobby Livingston, battling for the fifth spot in Cincinnati's rotation, threw five scoreless innings, allowing just one hit, one walk and a hit batter. He also struck out four batters.
Saarloos, Livingston fighting for spot
(3/26/2007) The rotation, or the bullpen? Cincinnati, or Louisville? Me, or him? Right-hander Matt Belisle and left-hander Bobby Livingston can't get those late-in-camp questions out of their minds for very long these days. With one week left before opening day, the Cincinnati Reds' starting rotation has only one opening. Belisle, Livingston and, to a lesser degree, right-hander Kirk Saarloos are wondering which of them will stay and which will go someplace else - to the bullpen or to Triple-A Louisville. "It's human nature," Belisle said Sunday, after pitching the first four innings of a 3-2 loss to Toronto. "What really brings it up is you've got to get an apartment set up. That's when it comes to the forefront, to be honest. You realize it's almost over, and you don't know where you're going. You can't hide from it."
Many vie for last spot in Reds rotation
(3/11/2007) With four rotation spots under control -- Bronson Arroyo, Aaron Harang, Eric Milton, Kyle Lohse -- the search is on for a fifth starter, and so far, so good. There are several legitimate candidates: Kirk Saarloos, Paul Wilson, Bobby Livingston, Matt Belisle, Victor Santos, Phil Dumatrait and Elizardo Ramirez. Wilson, trying to come back on a minor league contract after batting injuries for two seasons, was the only one who was roughed up in the first two turns through the rotation. That makes manager Jerry Narron ecstatic, giving him choices and extra arms in case of in-season failures or injuries. "We hope every one of them does well every time out and makes our decision very, very tough," Narron said. "It beats the alternative of not having any legitimate candidates."
(3/3/2007) Bobby Livingston and Victor Santos, both in the competition for the fifth starting spot, pitched two scoreless innings apiece for Cincinnati on Saturday.
Reds awarded Livingston instead
(12/14/2006) Baseball voided a waiver claim by Tampa Bay, ruling Thursday the Devil Rays circumvented rules this week when they took a pitcher and immediately traded him. The Devil Rays claimed lefty Bobby Livingston from Seattle on Tuesday, then sent him to Philadelphia for cash. MLB voided the moves, deciding the Devil Rays took Livingston with the intent of trading him. Instead, Livingston was assigned from Seattle to the Reds on a waiver claim.
Phils deal for ex-M Livingston
(12/13/2006) The Phillies acquired left-hander Bobby Livingston from Tampa Bay for cash Tuesday. The 24-year-old Livingston made three relief appearances for the Mariners last season, while spending most of the year with Triple-A Tacoma. He was 8-11 with a 4.59 ERA in 23 games, including 22 starts. The Devil Rays claimed Livingston off waivers from Seattle before trading him to the Phillies. "Bobby is an intriguing player that gives (manager) Charlie (Manuel) and his staff another option in spring training," Phillies GM Pat Gillick said. Livingston was originally selected by Seattle in the fourth round of the 2001 draft.
Livingston designated by M's
(12/4/2006) The Mariners designated LHP Bobby Livingston for assignment.
Livingston demoted to Triple-A
(5/15/2006) Bobby Livingston was sent back to Triple-A Tacoma to clear a roster spot for Emiliano Fruto.
Livingston one-hits the ChiSox
(5/4/2006) In relief duty, Mariners pitcher Brett Livingston pitched three innings, allowing one hit and striking out one at Chicago on Thursday.
Livingston learns from veteran Moyer
(4/26/2006) MLB.com reports Bobby Livingston has attached himself to 43-year-old veteran Jamie Moyer. "It's awesome being able to be here and pick his brain," Livingston said. "I really admire and respect a guy like that. I can put myself in his state of mind because I don't want to quit playing baseball until I'm physically unable to throw a ball."
Mariners recall Livingston
(4/24/2006) The Seattle Mariners recalled left-handed pitcher Bobby Livingston from Triple-A Tacoma before Monday night's game with the Chicago White Sox. Livingston, who was 1-1 with a 2.12 ERA in three starts for the Rainiers, fills the roster spot created when Seattle demoted Clint Nageotte hours after they had recalled him Sunday. Nageotte allowed two walks and a game-clinching, three-run home run in a Sunday loss to Detroit.
Seattle options Bobby Livingston
(3/22/2006) MLB.com reports the Seattle Mariners optioned Bobby Livingston to Triple-A Tacoma and re-assigning Asdrubal Cabrera, Todd Sears, Matt Tuiasosopo, Jeff Clement and Rob Johnson to minor league camp.
Livingston a midseason candidate
(3/20/2006) LHP Bobby Livingston went 6-2 (4.70) at Triple-A Tacoma and could be the next Seattle starter to get to the big leagues. He pitched twice this spring and has allowed two runs in four innings.
Livingston scheduled to pitch Tuesday
(3/13/2006) MLB.com reports Bobby Livingston (stiff neck) is scheduled to pitch Tuesday.
M's Bobby Livingston plays catch
(3/9/2006) MLB.com reports Bobby Livingston (stiff neck) played catch again and could appear in a game as soon as Sunday.
Bobby Livingston plays catch
(3/8/2006) MLB.com reports Bobby Livingston (stiff neck) played catch Tuesday.
Livingston has start moved back
(3/7/2006) The Mariners scratched starting pitcher Bobby Livingston on Monday because he had a sore neck from what Hargrove said was an awkward night of sleep.