|Matt McLain will be watching his oblique closely, but he's not concerned. For the second time in the last six months, Matt McLain is battling an oblique injury.
|Reds second baseman Matt McLain is battling an oblique injury. One of the oddest headline-making stories this spring is the flap among MLB players over new uniforms. See how the Cincinnati Reds are fixing the issue.
|Five Cincinnati Reds prospects named among MLB Pipeline's Top 100. Matt McLain, Spencer Steer, and Elly De La Cruz each received at least one vote for the National League's Rookie of the Year Award after the 2023 season, an indication that the youth movement within the Cincinnati Reds system was in full, healthy swing. And while each graduated from the team's prospect list by logging enough plate appearances at the big league level to exhaust their status as 'prospects,' rest assured the Reds prospect cache still remains among the most solid in all of baseball. MLB Pipeline took notice. Over the weekend, they released their updated Top 100 overall prospect list , and the Cincinnati Reds placed 5 of their talented farmhands on the list. Noelvi Marte headlines
|Reds will have to beat Guardians tonight without the help of Matt McLain. There once was optimism that Matt McLain would be ready to help the Cincinnati Reds down the stretch after recovering from the oblique injury that sent him to the shelf on August 27th. As The Enquirer's Charlie Goldsmith relayed, McLain aggravated his oblique injury and will be sidelined for the remainder of this season. It's equally frustrating for the Reds, who have seen player after player get injured and remain injured longer than expected this season, with similar trajectories having played out with Nick Lodolo, Jonathan India, and Hunter Greene.
|Cincinnati Reds' Matt McLain nears return; Hunter Renfroe (DFA), Harrison Bader (IL) out. The Cincinnati Reds lineup is taking final shape for the final stretch, with Matt McLain (oblique) on track for a return and Hunter Renfroe DFA'd.