Johnny Cueto SP CIN 5 Months

Cueto (15-3) pitched eight innings on Friday against the Rockies giving up two runs on six hits, while striking out six.

The night only seemed to get easier for Cueto as he cut down hitters pretty easily with the six strikeouts (106 pitches), while also getting hitters to go after his pitch. Cueto, who now leads the league in wins, takes the mound next on Tuesday in St. Louis.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 6 Months

Cueto got to 14 wins on Sunday against the Marlins, holding them to two runs over eight innings, striking out nine while allowing five hits and two walks.

Both runs came on solo homers, by Giancarlo Stanton and Casey McGehee. Jay Bruce robbed Stanton of another homer to save Cueto another run.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 6 Months

Cueto (13-6) tossed a two-run, five-hit complete game Tuesday against the Indians. He struck out six and walked two in the win.

This was Cueto's fourth complete game of the season and snaps a 10-game losing streak for the Reds at Progressive Field. Cinci's ace has been a steady source of wins for his owners lately, as he's gone 7-1 over his last nine starts and owns a tidy 2.04 ERA with an even better 0.91 WHIP. Cueto will close out a three-game set against the Marlins at home Sunday.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 6 Months

Johnny Cueto fired seven shutout innings Saturday in the Reds' 1-0 blanking of the Nationals.

It was the first win for the Reds in nearly two weeks. Cueto out-dueled Gio Gonzalez, yielding only four hits and striking out nine batters to improve to 11-6 on the season. He has a fantastic 2.08 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 157/42 K/BB ratio in 155 2/3 innings. A road start against the Marlins is next.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 6 Months

Johnny Cueto gave up two earned runs in five innings Sunday in the Reds' loss to the Yankees.

Cueto was not at his best, walking four batters, allowing five hits, and needing 112 pitches to get through just five frames as the Reds were swept at Yankee Stadium. The right-hander will try to bounce back next week at home against the Nationals. He owns a 2.18 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 148/39 K/BB ratio in 148 2/3 innings this season.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 7 Months

Johnny Cueto finished the first half on a high note, allowing three runs over six innings in a win over the Pirates on Sunday.

Cueto gave up five hits, including a Neil Walker home run, while walking two in the outing. He also struck out seven to run his season total to 141 in 143 2/3 innings. The right-hander is 10-6 with a stellar 2.13 ERA and 0.89 WHIP heading into the All-Star break, and he's won five of his last six decisions.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 7 Months

Johnny Cueto improved to 9-6 on the year after allowing two runs over 6 1/3 innings in a 4-2 win over the Cubs on Tuesday.

A pair of solo homers were the only damage against him. Cueto fanned four and walked one in the victory and now owns a fantastic 2.03 ERA and 134/33 K/BB ratio in 137 2/3 innings across 19 starts this season. He'll try to finish his first half on a high note against the Pirates on Sunday.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 7 Months

Johnny Cueto allowed three earned runs over seven innings Wednesday in a loss to the Padres.

Rene Rivera hit a three-run single in the bottom of the first inning to give the Padres all the runs they'd need in the afternoon victory. Cueto wound up striking out eight batters, but he got zero support from the Cincinnati offense as San Diego starter Tyson Ross delivered his first career shutout. Cueto will get the Cubs at home next.

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 7 Months

Johnny Cueto allowed two runs and three hits over 8 1/3 innings in beating the Giants on Friday.

Cueto outpitched Madison Bumgarner to win his third straight decision and move to 8-5 on the season. You know you're having an excellent year when giving up two runs in 8 1/3 innings causes your ERA to rise (1.86 to 1.88).

Johnny Cueto SP CIN 7 Months

Johnny Cueto yielded three runs -- one earned -- while striking out eight over eight innings in Sunday's 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays.

He gave up seven hits, walked one batter and hit another. Cueto threw 120 pitches in the outing and suffered a hamstring cramp while running the bases, but he gutted it out to lower his ERA to a league-best 1.86. The right-hander has allowed more than two earned runs in a start just twice all season. He'll try to keep it going next weekend in San Francisco.