Reds' Joel Kuhnel: Promoted to majors
Kuhnel had his contract selected from Triple-A Louisville on Thursday.
Kuhnel will get his first taste of the majors after compiling a sharp 2.18 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 50:16 K:BB across 53.2 innings between Louisville and Double-A Chattanooga. The 24-year-old right-hander has some experience in the ninth inning (42 saves over the past three seasons), so he could work his way into a high-leverage role with the big club if his success in the minors translates. Jared Hughes was placed on waivers -- and claimed by the Phillies -- in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Baseball Today Newsletter
You're destined to gain an edge over your friends with advice from the award-winning FBT crew.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
If you lost one of your top players over the weekend, you may be feeling like all hope is lost....
The Rangers play eight games in Week 22, and the Orioles have a couple hitters who could surprise....
Scott White tiers the two-start pitchers for Week 22 — the good, the bad and the considerable...
Advanced computer model that has outperformed experts tells you who to sit and start
Injuries have prevented the Athletics' ace of the future from becoming their ace of the present,...
Ivan Nova shut down the Astros on Tuesday to continue a dominant five-start stretch. Scott...