Johnny Cueto News Archive
Making his return from an oblique injury, Cueto was wild, but pitched well enough to earn his second win, tossing five innings of three-run ball.
The Reds activated Cueto (oblique) from the disabled list Monday.
Cueto is contemplating a mechanical change to avoid the lat and oblique injuries he's suffered the last two years, the Reds' official site reports. "This is part of the game, to get hurt. Maybe the rotation I do and that mechanic I do is affecting me," Cueto said Sunday. "I'm going to have to see what's going on. If that continues to happen, I'm going to have to make some changes in my mechanics."
Cueto (oblique) will return to the rotation Monday against the Mets, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cueto (oblique) topped out at 94 mph on his final pitch in his rehab assignment Tuesday night and then felt so strong that he still threw 23 pitches in the bullpen following the outing, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cueto (oblique) threw five scoreless innings in a rehab outing with Low-A Dayton on Tuesday. He gave up just three hits in the game, did not walk a batter, and struck out four.
Cueto (oblique) will make a second rehab start with Low-A Dayton on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.
Cueto (oblique) is expected to make his next rehab start Tuesday, likely with Low-A Dayton, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cueto (oblique) will throw another bullpen session Thursday, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.
Cueto (oblique) threw 25 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.