Johnny Cueto News Archive
Cueto gave up a crucial bases loaded double to Yadier Molina on Friday night to break up a 1-1 tie in the seventh inning, ultimately leading to the Reds' loss. He allowed four runs on six hits and a walk (intentional), striking out 10.
Cueto threw seven shutout innings on Opening Day against the Pirates, striking out 10 while allowing four hits and a walk. He got a no-decision after Kevin Gregg blew the lead in the eighth inning.
The Reds and Cueto have not had serious contract talks in advance of Monday's Opening Day deadline to reach terms on a long-term extension.
Cueto (personal) gave up two earned runs on five hits, with no walks and four strikeouts over five innings, in a minor league game against the Dodgers on Friday. "I thought I was going to be a little wild and stuff like that, but no, everything felt pretty good," Cueto told MLB.com. "I was trying to throw the ball down and I was effective. So I was very pleased with my start."
Cueto (personal) will start Friday's game against the Dodgers' minor league team, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cueto (personal) returned to Reds camp Thursday morning, MLB.com reports.