• by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Reds recall Holmberg, Sampson; option Skipworth; Adcock to DL

    The Reds optioned catcher Kyle Skipworth to Double-A Pensacola on Thursday to clear a roster spot for starting pitcher David Holmberg, who is joining the rotation in the wake of the Johnny Cueto trade. They also recalled reliever Keyvius Sampson from Triple-A Louisville to take the roster spot of reliever Nate Adcock, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Reds recall C Skipworth, DFA INF Dominguez

    The Reds announced they have recalled catcher Kyle Skipworth from Double-A Pensacola to fill the roster spot vacated with the trade of starter Johnny Cueto, in addition to designating utility man Chris Dominguez for assignment. Skipworth was with the Reds earlier in the season, but did not enter a game before being optioned in April. He was hitting .237 in 42 games at Double-A. Dominguez appeared in 14 games with the Reds, hitting .261 with two homers and five RBIs.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Reds recall Tucker Barnhart, option Kyle Skipworth

    The Reds recalled Tucker Barnhart and optioned catcher Kyle Skipworth down to Triple-A Louisville on Friday. Barnhart batted .313 with three doubles and two RBI in 16 at-bats this season in the minors. Skipworth has yet to appear in a game this season for the Reds.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Reds add Kyle Skipworth, Josh Smith; option Iglesias, Dominguez

    The Reds selected the contracts of catcher Kyle Skipworth and pitcher Josh Smith Monday, optioning infielder Chris Dominguez and pitcher Raisel Iglesias to Triple-A Louisville. Skipworth will give the Reds added depth at catcher with Devin Mesoraco dealing with hip discomfort. Smith joins the bullpen and is on the verge of making his major-league debut after going 10-7 with a 4.70 ERA and 123:66 K:BB ratio in 159 innings with Triple-A Louisville.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Reds announce cuts Monday, release veteran Paul Maholm

    The Reds made another rounds of cuts Monday, which included the release of veteran pitcher Paul Maholm, who was competing for a spot on the pitching staff this spring. Other moves Monday included optioning pitcher Pedro Villarreal to Triple-A Louisville, as well as reassigning pitcher Nate Adock, infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr., infielder Irving Falu and catcher Kyle Skipworth to minor-league camp.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    No room for Kyle Skipworth on Marlins' roster

    The Marlins reassigned catcher Kyle Skipworth to minor-league camp Monday. Skipworth was hitless in 11 at-bats over 11 games this spring.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Marlins announce non-roster invitees to spring training

    The Miami Marlins announced Thursday the 22 non-roster players that have received an invite to major-league spring training, the Sun Sentinel reports. Pitchers Jesus Sanchez and Kevin Slowey, reliever Josh Spence, infielder Juan Diaz and outfielders Matt Angle and Joe Benson all signed minor league contracts with spring training invites.Austin Barnes, Kyle Skipworth, Danny Black, Mark Canha, Colin Moran, Austin Nola, Anthony DeSclafani, Bryan Evans, Colby Suggs, Rett Varner, Nick Wittgren, Adam Conley, Andrew Heaney, James Leverton, Greg Nappo and Justin Nicolino -- all non-roster organizational players -- were extended invites to spring training.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Kyle Skipworth assigned to Triple-A

    The Marlins have assigned catcher Kyle Skipworth, who cleared waivers Friday, to Triple-A New Orleans. Skipworth hit .188/.247/.397 with 11 home runs and 30 RBI in 239 at-bats with New Orleans last season

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Marlins designate Kyle Skipworth for assignment

    The Marlins have designated catcher Kyle Skipworth for assignment, clearing a spot on the 40-man roster for the recently-signed Casey McGehee. Skipworth, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft, hit just .188/.247/.397 with 11 home runs and 30 RBI in 239 at-bats in his first action with Triple-A New Orleans last season.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Kyle Skipworth sent back to minors

    The Marlins optioned catcher Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A New Orleans Monday. Skipworth appeared in four games, going 0 for 3 with one walk and one strikeout. He was optioned to the minors to clear a roster spot for Jeff Mathis.