The Cincinnati Reds have optioned José De León to Triple-A Louisville and recalled reliever Cionel Perez from the Bats.
Tejay Antone's impressive start to the 2021 season has fans wondering if he should be in the starting rotation instead of a reliever.
Sonny Gray is back in the rotation after a stint on the injured list, debuting this Saturday. José De León will go to the bullpen for now.
It has only been four games, but the energy and passion from the 2021 Cincinnati Reds is palpable. Since a nightmare first inning on Opening Day, the Reds have played inspired baseball. They have competed in every at-bat. Each pitcher has stepped into their role and thrived. The Reds fell behind early tonight, but the offense kept grinding out at-bats until they finally broke through.
The first place Cincinnati Reds (2-1) will kick off a 3-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2) tonight at 6:40 PM.
The Cincinnati Reds have their answer: Aristides Aquino is out of options, but pitchers José De León and Cionel Pérez are not.
Players that we believed were out of options heading into the 2021 season may not be as teams await rulings from Major League Baseball.
José De León could get the start for the Cincinnati Reds in their spring opener, Jose Garcia's offseason improvement, and more.
José De León had a big winter league season that led to finding confidence in himself as he vies for a spot in the Cincinnati Reds rotation.
José De León struck out 10 batters in the opening game of the Puerto Rican Winter League playoffs for Caguas on Saturday night.
José De León has been dominating in the Puerto Rican Winter League and could by pitching his way into the Cincinnati Reds rotation.