TODAY: The Reds positioned Warren on the 60-day injured listing, and activated right-hander Daniel Duarte from the 60-day IL within the corresponding transfer. Duarte made his MLB debut with three appearances for Cincinnati in April, however he has missed many of the season because of elbow issues. The Reds will maintain Duarte in Triple-A quite than selling him to the large league roster.
SEPTEMBER 24: Reds right-hander Artwork Warren just lately underwent a surgical procedure to repair some UCL harm in his throwing elbow, supervisor David Bell instructed reporters (together with MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon). The process wasn’t a Tommy John surgical procedure, as Bell famous that it didn’t contain ligament alternative.
Whereas Warren has seemingly averted the worst-case state of affairs of a TJ surgical procedure, it isn’t but identified when he may return to the mound, or if his readiness for the beginning of Spring Coaching and even Opening Day 2023 is now in query. Warren was positioned on the Triple-A injured listing earlier this week, and he spent over six weeks on the Reds’ IL earlier this season because of a proper flexor pronator pressure.
Between these accidents and an indirect pressure that resulted in a 60-day IL stint in 2021, Warren has had hassle staying wholesome since being acquired by the Reds in January 2021. The appropriate-hander did submit a 1.29 ERA over 21 innings in 2021, however his ERA (6.50), strikeout fee (24.2%) and stroll fee (13.3%) had been all a lot worse over his 36 frames of labor this season.
Cincinnati was set to offer Warren a take a look at nearer heading into the season, however his struggles and accidents value him any likelihood of locking down a considerable late-game position. Except the Reds merely don’t belief Warren’s well being, it’s probably that the 29-year-old and native product will get one other shot within the bullpen combine subsequent season. Since Warren isn’t arbitration-eligible till the 2024-25 offseason, there isn’t any actual monetary value to the Reds in giving Warren one other look. As a result of he was within the minor leagues on the time of his damage, Warren gained’t accumulate any MLB service time whereas he recovers.