Gutierrez won't start when his turn in the rotation comes up this week, and manager David Bell wouldn't commit Monday when asked if Gutierrez would pitch again this season, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Gutierrez hasn't been completely shut down, and the Reds don't have a scheduled starter for Sunday's season finale against the Pirates, so it's possible he gets the nod that day. He's clearly fading recently, however, as he's thrown a combined 9.2 innings over his last three starts while allowing 13 runs on 17 hits, striking out just six while walking eight. He's tossed 131 total innings this season after throwing zero last year, so the Reds may decide not to ask him for anything more.

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