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83-79 4-6 L1
82-80 3-7 L2
76-86 5-5 W1
71-91 4-6 W2

2023 Pitching

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ERA
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BB
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Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
Regular Season 0 0 1.59 7 2 0.88

Top Tejay Antone News

  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Not expected back this season

    Antone (elbow) is not expected to return from the injured list in 2023, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Manager David Bell did technically leave the door open by calling Antone's chances of a return "remote," but the writing seems to be on the wall for the righty. Antone returned from his second career Tommy John surgery at the start of September but made just five appearances before being shut down with elbow tendinitis.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: MRI reveals tendonitis

    Antone has tendonitis in his throwing elbow, MLB.com reports.

    Antone underwent an MRI on Thursday that confirmed the discomfort that forced him to the 15-day injured list was a bout of tendonitis, a diagnosis that manager David Bell said was "about as good as you can get." The reliever will get treatment and could return before the end of the regular season.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Expects to return this season

    Antone (elbow) said Thursday that he expects to return this year, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Antone landed on the 15-day injured list Thursday morning due to soreness in his right elbow, which has twice required Tommy John surgery. He's awaiting the results of an MRI, but the 29-year-old reliever told reporters the injury is "nothing catastrophic" and "just a flareup." Antone will be first eligible for activation Sept. 29, just a few days before the end of the regular season.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Lands back on IL

    Antone was placed on the 15-day injured list Thursday with right elbow discomfort, Gordon Wittenmyer of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Antone's move back to the IL comes after he exited early in his relief appearance in Wednesday's win over the Tigers with soreness in his pitching elbow. The reliever downplayed the injury, but it's discouraging nonetheless that he's dealing with renewed pain in his elbow considering he's had Tommy John surgery twice. Per Wittenmyer, the Reds are optimistic that Antone will be ready to return from the IL when first eligible Sept. 29, providing an upcoming MRI doesn't reveal anything concerning.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Dealing with elbow injury

    Antone left Wednesday's game against the Tigers due to right elbow discomfort, Gordon Wittenmyer of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    After recently making his way back from the second Tommy John surgery of his career, Antone is reportedly once again having troubles with his elbow. The Reds will likely run some tests to determine if there is any structural damage in Antone's elbow, but given Antone's injury history, a trip to the injured list seems likely.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Exits with trainer

    Antone was removed from Wednesday's game against Detroit with an apparent injury, Gordon Wittenmyer of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    The Reds haven't specified what kind of injury Antone is currently dealing with, but more information should be available shortly. Antone recently returned from the injured list after working his way back from his second Tommy John surgery.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Serving as opener Monday

    Antone will serve as the Reds' opening pitcher for Monday's game against Seattle, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Antone was reinstated from the 60-day injured list Friday after spending the start of the 2023 campaign continuing his recovery from Tommy John surgery. He allowed a hit and no walks while striking out one in a scoreless relief inning against the Cubs on Saturday. It's not yet clear who will serve as the Reds' bulk reliever Monday.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Reinstated from IL

    The Reds reinstated Antone (elbow) from the 60-day injured list Friday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

    Antone has thrown only five pitches in the majors since June 2021, undergoing Tommy John surgery that August, but he'll return to the Reds' bullpen in time for their playoff push. The 29-year-old righty made 12 rehab appearances with Triple-A Louisville, putting up a 3.00 ERA and 1.42 WHIP across 12 innings with an 11:5 K:BB. He could potentially work his way into high-leverage situations down the line, but Cincinnati likely won't push him too hard given his lengthy absence.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Rehab extended

    Antone (elbow) agreed Sunday to extend his rehab assignment an additional 10 days, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    After opening his rehab assignment July 25, Antone was nearing the end of his 30-day rehab window, but MLB rules will allow him to extend the assignment because he's working his way back from August 2021 Tommy John surgery. Antone was initially expected to be fully cleared for spring training, but those plans were thwarted when he suffered a right flexor strain while rehabbing over the winter. He appears to have steered clear of any further setbacks since he started throwing again in April, and he's turned in respectable results thus far during his rehab assignment. In seven appearances at Triple-A Louisville, Antone has given up four earned runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out seven over 7.1 innings.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Rehab outing scratched

    Antone (elbow) had a scheduled rehab appearance scratched Aug. 11, MLB.com reports.

    Cincinnati manager David Bell said there were things going on in the game and it wasn't an ideal situation for Antone, who has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery. Bell added that the pitcher "didn't feel great." Antone's next scheduled appearance is Aug. 15. The Reds were hoping for the reliever to return Aug. 19, and it's not known if being scratched alters the timeline.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Throws for Louisville

    Antone (elbow) struck out one and threw 11 pitches in a perfect inning for Triple-A Louisville on Wednesday.

    Antone's rehab moved from the Arizona Complex League to Triple-A over the weekend, and the right-hander made his season debut for the Bats. He's working his way back from a second Tommy John surgery and is tentatively set to rejoin the Reds on Aug. 19.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Moving rehab to Triple-A

    Antone (elbow) is expected to pitch for Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.

    After one more outing in the Arizona Complex League on Friday, Antone will move up the ladder as he continues to ramp up in preparation for a return to the Reds' bullpen. The right-hander hasn't pitched in the majors in nearly two years. He was showing real promise in relief prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery in August 2021, but given the setbacks and long layoff, he has to be considered a wild card to contribute to Cincinnati's playoff push.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Begins rehab assignment

    Antone (elbow) struck one over a scoreless inning for the Reds' affiliate in the Arizona Complex League on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

    Antone is working his way back from a second Tommy John surgery and recently had a setback with a sore right shoulder. Cincinnati manager David Bell received good reports on the outing and said, if all goes well, Antone is projected to rejoin the Reds bullpen by Aug. 19.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Cleared for rehab assignment

    Antone (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment July 25, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    It's not clear what affiliate he'll be assigned to or how many appearances he might need, but his rehab assignment could last a full 30 days considering how much time he's missed. Antone hasn't pitched anywhere since August 2021 following Tommy John surgery and then a flexor strain.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Throwing again in Arizona

    Antone (elbow) started a throwing program at the Reds' spring facility in Arizona earlier this month and resumed pitching off a mound last week, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.

    According to Rosecrans, if Antone remains free of setbacks while building up over the course of multiple bullpen sessions, he'll be cleared to face hitters in live batting practice beginning July 8. After that, Antone will be targeting July 19 as the starting date for his rehab assignment, and he'll most likely stay in the minors for close to the full length of the 30-day window as he aims to regain both velocity and command coming off his August 2021 Tommy John surgery. Antone had been expected to be fully healthy for spring training, but he suffered a flexor strain in the same elbow over the offseason to further delay his return to the Cincinnati bullpen. He now appears poised to make his 2023 debut at some point in August.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Will begin throwing next week

    Antone said Wednesday his elbow is "feeling great" and he will resume throwing next week.

    Antone has been sidelined since undergoing Tommy John surgery in August of 2021 and then suffering a flexor strain in January. There remains no timetable for when the 29-year-old reliever could rejoin Cincinnati's bullpen, but this is a step in the right direction.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Goes on 60-day IL

    The Reds placed Antone (elbow) on the 60-day injured list Thursday.

    Antone missed all of 2022 following Tommy John surgery and then suffered a flexor strain this past winter. There's no clear timetable for when he might be ready to join the Reds' bullpen.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Will miss start of season

    Antone (elbow) will miss the start of the 2023 season, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Antone made the announcement on his instagram account, and said that he recently received a PRP injection for a flexor strain in his right elbow that will keep him out for the first half of the year. The 29-year-old had been slowed during the offseason as he recovers from Tommy John surgery that forced him to miss the entire 2022 season, and this latest setback will see his 2023 debut occur after Opening Day. When healthy, Antone has been an excellent relief option, and once recovered, he should be a high-leverage option for the Reds.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Slowed by forearm issue

    Antone's offseason throwing program has been slowed by a right forearm injury, per MLB.com's Mark Sheldon.

    The good news is the issue is not thought to be related to Antone's elbow, which required Tommy John surgery more than two years ago and gave him a lot of trouble in the aftermath. The 29-year-old reliever will be eased into action at Reds camp this spring with the hope that he might be ready to be used in high-leverage situations at some point in the early part of the 2023 season. Antone posted a 2.48 ERA with 87 strikeouts over his first 69 major-league innings over the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

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  • Reds' Tejay Antone: Settles with Cincy

    Antone (elbow) signed a one-year, $770,000 contract with the Reds on Friday to avoid arbitration, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

    Antone missed the entirety of 2022 due to Tommy John surgery, but back-to-back seasons with a sub-3.00 ERA and a strikeout rate north of 30 percent in 2020-21 is more than enough reason for the Reds to keep him around. He will likely have to slowly work back into high-leverage situations, but if he's able to return to his pre-injury form, he could take over as the Reds' closer during the season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 230 lbs
Birthplace: Mansfield, TX
Age: 29
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: R, R