Johnny Cueto News Archive
Cueto (elbow) is expected to have an MRI on Tuesday, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports.
Reds manager Bryan Price reiterated Monday that the club does not expect Cueto (elbow) to miss more than one start, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Cueto (elbow) expects to miss just one start, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
Cueto's elbow is the reason he was scratched from Sunday's start and he is considered day-to-day, the Cincinnati Enquirer's John Fay reports.
Cueto will not make his scheduled start Sunday as he has been bothered by "general stiffness" since his start Tuesday.
Cueto gave up three runs on nine hits with one walk and four strikeouts over seven inning Tuesday against the Royals.
Cueto surrendered two runs on five hits over seven innings of work in Thursday's win over the Giants.
Cueto is now slated to start the first game of a doubleheader against the White Sox on Saturday, with Friday's game postponed due to rain.
Cueto struggled with his command against the Braves in Sunday's loss. "He was up," Reds manager Bryan Price said of Cueto. "Sometimes when you talk about a pitcher's stuff, stuff only correlates when it's commanded and well located. And today, I thought he had good stuff but without the command that really made it the typical Johnny Cueto type of stuff. And [the Braves] took advantage of it, to their credit."
Cueto notched his second win Tuesday by holding the Brewers to two runs on three hits with no walks and five strikeouts.