Cueto brilliant in 10-2 Reds victory; Gordon unable to Aaron Small himself out of disappointing start

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In a game the Reds sorely needed to win to avoid being swept at home, Johnny Cueto came up huge, hurling seven innings of two-hit,...

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Cashman Speaks

Brian Cashman spoke on a few different things yesterday, so I thought I’d weight in.

First up from LoHud (H/T RAB):

On yesterday’s starter Brian Gordon:

“Everybody was like, ‘This guy looks like he can help us,’ ” Cashman said. “I’m not afraid to take a chance.”

Sounds about right. It’s Cashman’s...

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Please stop the Brian Gordon hand wringing

During the game last night, we heard that the Yankees essentially “poached” pitcher Brian Gordon from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, the AAA affiliate for the Phillies, so that he could (most likely) start the game for the Bombers on Thursday that is vacated by Bartolo Colon. Gordon had a minor...

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Brian Gordon may get Thursday afternoon start against Rangers

During last night’s game word came that the Yankees signed minor league hurler Brian Gordon, and may start him on Thursday afternoon against the Rangers. Gordon has been in the Phillies’ system this season, and per RAB, he has pitched to a 2.55 FIP in nine starts and three relief appearances (55.1 IP) with...

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