Barnhart is not in Wednesday's Game 1 lineup against Atlanta.
It's not surprising to see Barnhart, who bats left-handed, go to the bench with southpaw Max Fried starting for Atlanta. Curt Casali gets the nod behind the dish while batting ninth.
Barnhart isn't in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Twins.
Barnhart started the last two games and went 0-for-6 with one walk and one strikeout during that time. Curt Casali will handle the catching duties Saturday.
Barnhart is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.
Barnhart finds himself on the bench for the second game in a row. Curt Casali remains the starter behind the plate, with fellow catcher Tyler Stephenson also in the lineup as a designated hitter.
Barnhart isn't in Monday's lineup against the Brewers.
Barnhart continues to alternate starts behind the plate, and he'll take a seat after starting Sunday. Curt Casali will start at catcher Monday.
Barnhart isn't in Saturday's lineup against the White Sox.
Barnhart and Curt Casali have alternated starts behind the plate over the last five games, and the former will retreat to the bench once again after starting Friday.
Barnhart is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Pirates.
Curt Casali will check in behind the dish while Barnhart sits for the second time in the series. The Reds value Barnhart mostly for his defensive work, but he's been an easy out at the plate this season, slashing .207/.301/.390 over 93 plate appearances. His sluggish bat could prompt the Reds to sit him more frequently over the final week and a half of the regular season in favor of Casali, or even prospect Tyler Stephenson.
Barnhart isn't starting the second game of Monday's doubleheader against the Pirates.
Barnhart will take a seat for Monday's nightcap after going 1-for-2 in the first game of the twin bill. Curt Casali will start behind the dish in his place.
Barnhart is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
Barnhart walked in both his plate appearances Saturday and will return to the bench for the series finale. Tyler Stephenson will start behind the plate and bat sixth Sunday for the Reds.
Barnhart remains on the bench Friday in St. Louis.
Barnhart is hitting just .184/.271/.342 on the season, so he could sit fairly frequently down the stretch, especially as the Reds have three catchers on the active roster. Tyler Stephenson got the nod behind the plate Thursday, but it will be Curt Casali manning the position Friday.
Barnhart is not in Thursday's lineup against the Cubs.
He is hitting .179 with 10 strikeouts and two home runs over his last 10 games. Rookie Tyler Stephenson will get his first big-league start and second MLB appearance at catcher while hitting seventh.
Barnhart is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates.
Barnhart abandoned switch hitting down the stretch last year and made an adjustment to be more upright in the batter's box, with those changes fueling improvement in his offensive performance. He has not been able to carry that success over to this season, though Barnhart does have two homers in his last three games, so perhaps he's starting to come around. Curt Casali gets the nod Sunday.
Barnhart went 1-for-3 with a walk and a home run in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Pirates.
He was the opening act for the Eugenio Suarez Experience in this one -- Barnhart's third-inning shot plated the first Cincinnati run, and the rest came on three blasts by Suarez. Barnhart has had a tough year at the plate, slashing .186/.278/.343, but two of his three homers have come in his last three starts.
Barnhart will not start the afternoon portion of Friday's doubleheader against Pittsburgh.
Curt Casali will start behind the plate in the day's first game, with Barnhart presumably set to return to the lineup for the nightcap. He's struggled at the plate this season, hitting just .188/.278/.313.
Barnhart went 1-for-2 with a two-run homer and a walk during Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Cardinals.
The 29-year-old's 414-foot, two-run shot during the fifth inning tied the game at 3-3, allowing the Reds to win via a walkoff single from Joey Votto in the ninth. Barnhart has a .188/.278/.313 slash line with two homers, eight RBI and 19 strikeouts in 72 plate appearances.
Barnhart is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.
Barnhart hits the bench after starting five of the Reds' last six games behind the plate. Curt Casali will catch in his absence.
Barnhart is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs.
Barnhart went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts during the matinee and won't be starting both ends of the twin bill. Curt Casali takes over behind the plate, batting ninth.
Barnhart is out of the lineup for the first game of Thursday's doubleheader with the Brewers, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
With Barnhart getting a breather for the front end of the twin bill, Curt Casali will step in behind the dish to catch for starting pitcher Sonny Gray. Look for Barnhart to return to the lineup for Game 2 to catch lefty Wade Miley.
Barnhart is not in Monday's lineup against the Brewers.
He has yet to start against a lefty this year, so it is no surprise that he will head to the bench with southpaw Brett Anderson on the hill for the Brewers. Curt Casali will start behind the dish and bat eighth.
Barnhart isn't starting Saturday against the Cardinals.
Barnhart got the starting nod behind the dish during the past two games and went 1-for-6 with two walks and two strikeouts. Curt Casali will handle the catching duties Saturday.
Barnhart is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Royals.
Barnhart received the start in the matinee and went 1-for-2, as the Reds mustered only three hits during the seven-inning loss. Curt Casali will take over behind the plate for Cincinnati during the nightcap.
|Last 7 Games|
|10/01||@ ATL||L 0-5||2||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/30||@ ATL||L 0-1||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/27||@ MIN||W 5-3||2||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|09/25||@ MIN||W 7-2||3||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|09/23||vs MIL||W 6-1||3||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|09/22||vs MIL||L 2-3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/20||vs CHW||W 7-3||4||1||0||0||1||0||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2012||AA-Pensacola Blue Wahoo||41||130||10||26||4||1||2||12||11||22||1||1||.200||.262||.292|
|2013||AA-Pensacola Blue Wahoo||98||339||31||88||19||1||3||44||45||57||1||0||.260||.348||.348|