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March 21, 2020 01:48 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Back to full health
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager David Bell said Galvis (shoulder/quad) is fully healthy, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Galvis battled multiple injuries during the exhibition season but has now returned to full health. Prior to the delay in spring training, Galvis was set to return to play the infield, so he should be able to take the field when games resume.

March 12, 2020 11:56 AM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Ready to play infield
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (quadriceps/shoulder) was listed as the Reds' starting shortstop and No. 5 hitter for Thursday's Cactus League game against the Mariners, which has since been cancelled on account of rain, Mark Sheldon of reports.

Galvis will have to wait until at least Friday to see his first start of spring training in the field, as his previous three appearances during the Reds' Cactus League have come as a designated hitter while he's contended with quad and shoulder injuries. The Reds' decision to include him at shortstop seemingly suggests that Galvis is reasonably healthy again, so he remains on track to be ready for Opening Day.

March 9, 2020 01:00 AM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Could return soon
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder/quad) will return to action as a designated hitter either Monday or Tuesday, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Meanwhile, he has been cleared to throw and could return to action in the field soon as well, likely after the Reds' off-day on Wednesday.

March 6, 2020 02:20 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Not worried about injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder/quadriceps) was able to do some hitting and throwing Thursday, John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Galvis has been limited to designated-hitter duties thus far in spring training due to a sore shoulder, but that injury appears to be a secondary concern at this point. Instead, the left quadriceps strain Galvis picked up Wednesday is his main worry, though the veteran infielder said the injury is "not that bad." His ability to complete an on-field workout a day after suffering the injury is encouraging, but Galvis will still need to resume running without incident before re-entering the Reds' spring lineup.

March 4, 2020 07:56 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Undergoes MRI on quad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder) underwent an MRI on his left quadriceps Wednesday, though the severity of the injury remains unclear, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The 30-year-old was removed from Wednesday's Cactus League lineup with left quadriceps tightness, and he was already set to be limited to serving as a designated hitter due to a sore shoulder. Manager David Bell said, "It was just a quad strain during a baserunning drill. Hopefully, it's minor." Galvis' status figures to be updated within the next couple of days.

March 4, 2020 12:48 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Scratched with quad issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder) was removed from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cubs with a tight left quadriceps, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Galvis was already limited to designated hitter duty due to a sore shoulder. The fact that he'd been at least able to hit despite that issue suggested he'd have time to be ready by Opening Day, but adding a second injury to the mix certainly complicates things. His expected return date has not yet been announced.

February 29, 2020 09:00 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Returns as DH
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder) returned to game action Saturday as a DH, going 1-for-1 with two walks. He'll continue as a DH every other day for three games, Mark Sheldon of reports.

Galvis was also able to take ground balls and throw in morning drills. If he continues to ramp up at this pace he should be ready for the start of the season.

February 27, 2020 11:08 AM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Could return next week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (shoulder) could return to game action next week, after the Reds' off-day on Tuesday, Mark Sheldon of reports. "It will be real quick after the first off-day [on Tuesday]," manager David Bell said. "He'll be back playing in games, which will allow plenty of time, especially for a player with experience like he has. He has time."

Galvis not only has time, but also has the benefit of not having a true competitor for the starting shortstop role. Prospect Jose Garcia homered twice on Tuesday and could come on quickly with a great start to his minor-league season, but he's still very likely to begin the year at Double-A.

February 23, 2020 05:36 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Dealing with sore shoulder
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis has a sore shoulder and won't play in spring training games for a few days, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Manager David Bell said the veteran infielder has been examined and the shoulder checked out fine, so "he's just a few days behind" entering spring ball. Galvis has still been participating in batting practice and fielding drills, minus any long-distance throws. Kyle Farmer and Alex Blandino will see increased work at shortstop for the Reds in the meantime.

February 20, 2020 02:36 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Poor on-base track record
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis, who has a career .291 on-base percentage and had a 4.8 walk percentage last season, wants to improve his on-base skills this season, Mark Sheldon of reports. "If there's one thing I need to work on, it's to be on base a little bit more and cut down on strikeouts," said Galvis. "I will try to be on base more for the other guys. It's something I'm focused on for the days I've been here. That's the plan at Spring Training."

That's all well and good, but if it was as simple as wanting to be on base more often, Galvis would have improved his OBP long ago. He's likely to bat seventh or eighth so long as he's the Reds starting shortstop. The Reds don't have a ready replacement in the wings for Galvis, so he's likely to be in there so long as they don't upgrade their options via trade.

December 12, 2019 11:16 AM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Likely starting Reds shortstop
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

With the Reds missing out on Didi Gregorius, Galvis is in line to be their starting shortstop, Mark Sheldon of reports. The Reds exercised their one-year, $5.5 million club option on Galvis at the start of the offseason.

There isn't much in the way of available offensive upgrades at shortstop on the free-agent market, so the only obvious avenue for improving over Galvis would be via trade. "We'll be very open-minded, but we feel good enough about him that we exercised that option for a reason," Reds president of baseball operations Dick Williams said. "We've got him there. He's an everyday player at an important position. We feel like that provides us with a good floor. Then we can be opportunistic from there."

October 31, 2019 05:52 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Option picked up
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis' $5.5 million option in his contract for 2020 was picked up by the Reds on Thursday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

The 29-year-old had a career-high .734 OPS with 23 home runs and 70 RBI, and he'll return to Cincinnati next season. He has some struggles in getting on base, but he could have fantasy value next year if he maintains his power numbers.

September 30, 2019 02:56 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Unable to return this season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee) is not in Sunday's lineup against the Pirates.

He was unable to return before the end of the season after suffering a knee injury Sept. 14. The Reds have a team option to retain Galvis for $5.5 million next year or can buy him out for $1 million.

September 28, 2019 12:12 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Still out Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee) is not in Saturday's lineup against the Pirates, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.

He has not played since Sept. 14 due to the knee injury. Jose Iglesias is starting at shortstop and hitting eighth.

September 27, 2019 09:52 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee) is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Pirates.

Galvis has been sidelined by the knee issue since Sept. 14 and there seems to be a real chance he won't retake the field during the final series of the season. Jose Iglesias and Jose Peraza will respectively start at shortstop and second base Friday.

September 26, 2019 09:04 AM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Still out Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Brewers.

He has been out since Sept. 14, and with just three games left after this one, it's quite possible we won't see Galvis again this season. Jose Iglesias starts at shortstop and will hit sixth.

September 25, 2019 12:16 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Remains out
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee/illness) is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Brewers.

Galvis, who hasn't played since Sept. 14, will remain on the bench for at least one more game as he continues to battle a knee injury along with an illness. Jose Peraza is once again starting at the keystone in his place, hitting eighth.

September 24, 2019 04:40 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Still out Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee/illness) remains on the bench Tuesday against the Brewers.

Galvis hasn't played in 10 days while dealing with a knee injury and an illness. The illness appears to be the primary problem at this point and will prevent him from appearing off the bench, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports. Jose Peraza will be the second baseman Tuesday.

September 22, 2019 10:36 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee/illness) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets.

Galvis' knee injury has already cost him a week of action, and he is now slowed by flu-like symptoms as well. It remains to be seen when he will be ready to play next, but with just six games to go after Sunday's, he could be shut down.

September 21, 2019 04:16 PM
Reds' Freddy Galvis: Dealing with illness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galvis (knee) was sent home Saturday with flu-like symptoms, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.

Five Reds players were sent home feeling under the weather, Galvis included. Galvis has also been dealing with a knee injury and it's uncertain when he may be back in action.

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