• by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Kyle Lotzkar signs minor-league deal with Texas

    The Rangers signed pitcher Kyle Lotzkar to a minor league contract Friday. Lotzkar went 1-3 with a 8.05 ERA in 33 appearances between the Double-A Pensacola and Class A Bakersfield under the Reds organization.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Kyle Lotzkar released by Reds

    Reds pitcher Kyle Lotzkar has been released Tuesday, according to MLBTradeRumors.com. Lotzkar was designated for assignment September 16, after the team had to make room for Jonny Cueto and Sean Marshall. Lotzkar has yet to make his major-league debut.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Reds designate two for assignment

    The Cincinnati Reds have designated two players for assignment Monday, the team's PR staff reports. Right-handed pitchers Josh Ravin and Kyle Lotzkar have been jettisoned off the 40-man roster to make room for Johnny Cueto and Sean Marshall to return. The 25-year-old Ravin posted a 5.82 ERA in 51 innings of relief between Double-A and Triple-A this season. The 23-year-old Lotzkar has gone 1-3 with a 8.05 ERA over 33 appearances between Class A Bakersfield and Double-A Pensacola.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Lotzkar among Reds' cuts

    The Reds made their first big cuts of the 2013 spring training season on Tuesday and among those optioned to Triple-A Louisville were starting pitcher candidates Tony Cingrani and Daniel Corcino. Pitchers Kyle Lotzkar and Josh Ravin were optioned to Double-A Pensacola. Pitcher Carlos Contreras and outfielder Yorman Rodriguez were sent to Class A Bakersfield, while pitcher Ismael Guillon was optioned to Class A Dayton. Several others were reassigned to minor league camp and they are as follows: RHP Nick Christiani, RHP Chad Rogers, C Nevin Ashley, IF Kristopher Negron and OF Ryan LaMarre.