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Nick Castellanos
Could return Friday
OFCincinnati Reds
Finger
March 3, 2021
Castellanos (finger) remained out Wednesday night against the Dodgers, but he could return Friday and Sunday, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Tejay Antone
Electric spring debut
PCincinnati Reds
March 3, 2021
Antone struck out five of the seven batters he faced in his spring training debut Wednesday, throwing between 97-to-99 mph on his fastball while mixing in a sharp slider, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "(In the minors) he was a sinker ball pitcher, but 90 miles an hour with good command," Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson said. "Tonight, he was 97 to 99 consistently, just (an) electric fastball and (his) slider was as good as it's ever been."
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Lyon Richardson
Scoreless spring debut
PCincinnati Reds  A
March 2, 2021
Richardson threw a scoreless inning against the Angels in his spring training debut, throwing his fastball between 93-96 mph, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "He came in and looked like he'd been pitching in the big leagues for a lot of years," manager David Bell said. "He just really attacked and went after the hitters. Clearly has the stuff to match it. He's a guy that's never played above A-ball, and you wouldn't have known that watching him tonight."
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Hunter Greene
Hits triple digits
PCincinnati Reds  A+
March 2, 2021
Greene's first three pitches in Tuesday's spring training game against the Angels hit 101, 102 and 103 mph respectively, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. It was Greene's first game action since 2018. "His fastball is elite," catcher Tucker Barnhart underscored. "If you look in the baseball dictionary, and 'easy cheese' was in there, it would be like a picture or video of him. It's incredible how hard he throws."
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Shogo Akiyama
Still not at camp
OFCincinnati Reds
Personal
March 2, 2021
Akiyama (personal) remains away from the Reds' training camp, and though no return date has been announced, the Reds anticipate that it won't be too long, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "I don't expect it to be much longer, though," Reds manager David Bell said. "I would expect to have him back in camp here in the next few coming days."
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Nick Castellanos
Scratched with sore finger
OFCincinnati Reds
Finger
March 2, 2021
Castellanos was scratched from the lineup ahead of Tuesday's game against the Angels with a sore right middle finger, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Jesse Biddle
Cleared for spring training
PCincinnati Reds  NRI
March 2, 2021
Biddle (shoulder) is listed as one of the Reds' available relievers for Tuesday's Cactus League game against the Angels, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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Alex Blandino
Competing for shortstop job
2BCincinnati Reds
March 1, 2021
Blandino is also in the picture among those competing for the Reds' starting shortstop job, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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Jesse Winker
No serious concerns with hip
OFCincinnati Reds
Hip
March 1, 2021
Winker's removal from the lineup with a sore hip prior to Monday's game against Oakland was "very precautionary" per manager David Bell, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Hunter Greene
To start Tuesday's exhibition
PCincinnati Reds  A+
March 1, 2021
Greene is scheduled to start Tuesday's Cactus League game against the Angels, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Jesse Winker
Scratched with sore hip
OFCincinnati Reds
Hip
March 1, 2021
Winker was scratched from the lineup ahead of Monday's game against Oakland due to a sore right hip, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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Michael Lorenzen
Might still have bullpen role
PCincinnati Reds
February 28, 2021
The Reds might choose to use Lorenzen in a bullpen role, even if he pitches well as a starter in spring training, if they decide they need him more as a reliever, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "It's got to be about what is the best thing for our team to maximize the chances for us to win," pitching coach Derek Johnson said. "I certainly think he can be a starter. I think he'd be a good one. I also think he's a pretty good reliever and if that's the case and we really need him in that spot, that may be the direction that we have to go."
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Kyle Farmer
First shot at shortstop
2BCincinnati Reds
February 28, 2021
Farmer is batting leadoff and playing shortstop in the Reds' spring training opener.
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Jonathan India
Progress at alternate site
3BCincinnati Reds  AAA
February 28, 2021
India made a lot of progress at the Reds' alternate training site last summer, but he didn't get the call to the majors due to an injury, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "I was ready last year but I got hurt," India said. "It's really not my decision. I just have to play to the best of my ability and what I know I can do. I believe that I am a big leaguer."
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Nick Castellanos
Hoping for bounceback season
OFCincinnati Reds
February 28, 2021
Castellanos is coming off a season with a career-low .298 OBP and his lowest slugging percentage since 2015, despite great Statcast numbers, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Lucas Sims
Resumes throwing
PCincinnati Reds
Elbow
February 27, 2021
Sims (elbow) threw for the first time in camp Friday, Charlie Goldsmith of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Brandon Bailey
Undergoes surgery Friday
PCincinnati Reds
Elbow
February 26, 2021
Bailey (elbow) announced on his personal Twitter feed that he underwent successful Tommy John surgery Friday.
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Shogo Akiyama
Leaves camp with personal issue
OFCincinnati Reds
Personal
February 26, 2021
Akiyama left Reds' spring training Friday to attend to a personal matter, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Mike Moustakas
Reporting to camp healthy
2BCincinnati Reds
February 25, 2021
Moustakas reported to spring training fully healthy after having a season marred by multiple issues, including a quadriceps bruise, a foot contusion and a false-positive COVID test, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. "It definitely factored into it. I'm not going to be one to sit here and make excuses for my performance on the field," Moustakas said. "If I'm on the field, that means in my mind that I'm 100 percent ready to go. Last year, I didn't play as well as I wanted to play and I think that goes from offensively, top to bottom. We didn't do as well as we wanted to do offensively."
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Jose Garcia
Bulked up over offseason
SSCincinnati Reds
February 25, 2021
Garcia spent the offseason bulking up and working on his swing, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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Shogo Akiyama
Won't be primary center fielder
OFCincinnati Reds
February 25, 2021
Akiyama won't be the Reds' top center fielder this season, as that job will go to Nick Senzel, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Nick Senzel
Considered starting center fielder
OFCincinnati Reds
February 25, 2021
Senzel is considered the Reds' starting center fielder, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
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Jesse Winker
Improved outfield work
OFCincinnati Reds
February 24, 2021
Reds manager David Bell said that Winker worked "really hard" over the offseason to improve his defense and has increased his speed, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.. "I don't know how he did that," Bell said. "Every extra step is a big deal."
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Eugenio Suarez
Slims down for spring
3BCincinnati Reds
February 24, 2021
Suarez said Wednesday that he reported to spring training about 15 pounds lighter than he was at the conclusion of the 2020 season, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
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Brandon Bailey
Set for Tommy John surgery
PCincinnati Reds
Elbow
February 19, 2021
Bailey will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the entirety of the 2021 season, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
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