Aroldis Chapman will have surgery today to repair the fracture above his left eye.


Dr. Tim Kremchek on Chapman


Manager Bryan Price on Chapman


Catcher Brayan Pena on Chapman




Cueto to miss start

The man who has the inside track of starting opening day, Johnny Cueto has been scratched from his start today against the Texas Rangers.  Cueto has some irritation behind his right shoulder around the scapula.  He could have pitched today but they decided to rest him.  He will pitch on the 25th possibly in a minor league game.

Latos Update

Mat latos came out of his 2 inning stint yesterday in good shape.  He will pitch again in a minor league game on the 24th (3 innings or around 45 pitches) and again on the 29th.

Bailey Update

Homer Bailey who is dealing with a groin strain will throw a bullpen session on Friday and is scheduled to pitch Sunday against the Brewers.

Broxton Update

Jonathon Broxton who the Reds need more than ever now that Chapman is gone, will throw a bullpen session on Friday and will also pitch Sunday in the game against Milwaukee.