Mat Latos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mat Latos scratched from start with elbow injury

    Hardball Talk "Reds right-hander Mat Latos has been scratched from tonight’s scheduled start with a bone bruise in his elbow, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. Latos missed the first two-plus months of the season with multiple injuries, including an elbow problem." September 12

  • Mat Latos to start Saturday for Reds

    CBSSports.com "Right-hander Mat Latos will make his 2014 debut with the Reds Saturday, as expected, the Reds have announced (Jamie Ramsey on Twitter). Latos has spent the entire season to date on the disabled list, as he had knee surgery to repair torn meniscus in the spring and then dealt with an elbow strain..." June 13

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Latos will start Saturday. No roster move with him as of yet. #refs

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Latos will start Saturday. No roster move with him as of yet. #refs

  • Mat Latos says mid-May return “would be fantastic”

    Hardball Talk "Mat Latos has yet to pitch this season because of spring training knee surgery followed by a flexor mass strain, but the Reds right-hander is hoping to resume throwing off a mound by the end of this week. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that there’s still no official timetable for..." April 28

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    ctrent @ctrent

    MRI showed flexor mass strain on Latos. UCL in elbow is strong #Reds

  • Mat Latos has another setback with his elbow

    Hardball Talk "Reds right-hander Mat Latos was scratched from his second minor league rehab start on Tuesday due to right elbow inflammation and John Fay and C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer report that he felt continued discomfort during a bullpen session yesterday. Latos declined to speak to..." April 12

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Latos has elbow inflammation. Will be backed for a couples of days. #reds

  • Day after surgery, Latos reports no pain in knee

    MLB.com "Barely 24 hours from having knee surgery, and one might not be able to tell that Reds pitcher Mat Latos had anything done to his leg. On Friday, Latos had minor surgery to fix a meniscus tear in his left knee. On Saturday, he was walking without crutches and without a limp. "Everything feels..." February 15

  • Mat Latos slips while throwing, undergoes knee surgery

    Hardball Talk "Early bad news from Reds camp, as Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports that Mat Latos “slipped while throwing” and tore the meniscus in his left knee. He underwent surgery today and the team says he’s expected to be sidelined for at least 10 days. If that’s an accurate return timetable Latos would..." February 14

  • Compiling this season's all-underrated team

    MLB.com "There was a time -- and it was not that long ago -- when Shin-Soo Choo was routinely labeled "underrated." A Sports Illustrated player poll in 2011 dubbed him the most underrated player in baseball. Opposing managers would routinely use the U-word when sizing up Choo's skills. When the Reds..." January 24

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    ctrent @ctrent

    Also from earlier today, Mat Latos said his elbow feels better than it has in 4 years, so that's good #Reds

  • Reds' Latos has bone chips removed

    MLB.com "Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos had surgery Oct. 11 to remove bone chips from his right elbow. It was an arthroscopic procedure and Latos began physical therapy the following day. Latos is expected to make a full recovering in time for Spring Training 2014. Latos reported feeling elbow..." October 16

  • Latos has elbow surgery to remove bone chips; ready by spring training

    CBSSports.com "Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos had arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow to remove bone chips on Oct. 11 per MLB.com's Reds beat writer Mark Sheldon. Latos 25 was 14-7 with a 3.16 ERA 1.21 WHIP and 187 strikeouts in 210 2/3 innings this season his second for the Reds. He was set to start in..." October 16

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Latos declined comment. He did talk to Jim Kelch. Told Kelch his elbow swelled b/c bone ships. He expects to able to Thursday if #Reds win

  • Mat Latos to start Wednesday’s game

    Cincinnati Enquirer "I’ve been told Mat Latos will start tomorrow’s game. The Reds had been listing Greg Reynolds as Wednesday’s start. But the list on the board in Reds manager Dusty Baker’s offece where rotation is usually written was blank on Reds’ side today. Starting tomorrow would line up Latos to pitch..." September 24

  • Latos, Reds down Oakland, 3-1

    Cincinnati Enquirer "There's nothing like a victory to help the Reds move on from the disaster that was the weekend series with St. Louis. "We just needed a win" he said. "Put all the negatives behind us. Get rid of what happened the other day because you can't bring it back. Today is the only day that matters. And..." August 07

  • Bruce: ‘Everything’s fine’ with Latos

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The television cameras from the New York feed caught Mat Latos and Jay Bruce having some words in the dugout after the fifth inning Wednesday. What was that about? “Next question,” Latos said. Bruce was slightly more expansive. “Everything’s fine,” he said. “It happens all the time...." May 23

  • Reds not concerned about Latos' hip

    MLB.com "Concern for Mat Latos was at a minimum on Tuesday after he exited Monday's start vs. the Cardinals with tightness in his right hip. Latos, who threw six scoreless innings and 91 pitches in a 2-1 victory, did not return for the seventh inning because of the injury, which he sustained while..." April 30

  • Mat Latos hopes to avoid bad April

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos had a very good year last year. But you can't help but wonder how much better it would have been if he hadn't had a very bad April. Latos went 1-2 with a 5.97 ERA in April. The rest of the way he was 13-2 with a 2.93 ERA. Latos, the 25-year-old right-hander, made his spring debut..." March 02

  • Mat Latos gets paid, sunburn: Two-year deal worth $11.5 million

    Red Reporter "Mat Latos, the Reds marquis acquisition of a winter ago, has pitched in the bigs for 639 innings over four years. He has three more years of team control (2013, 2014, and 2015) in which he will be able to earn gradually more money (the estimate of arbitration is 20%, 40%, and 60% of his "true..." February 12

  • Latos avoids arbitration, signs two-year contract

    MLB.com "The Reds and starting pitcher Mat Latos avoided arbitration on Tuesday when the right-hander signed a two-year, $11.5 million contract through the 2014 season. Latos, 25, netted a significant raise from the $550,000 he earned in 2012 after being eligible for arbitration for the first time. He..." February 12

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    Mark Sheldon @

    Mat Latos and #reds avoids arbitration with new two year deal

  • Giants-killer Latos lifts Reds

    San Francisco Chronicle "When Johnny Cueto walked off the mound after eight pitches, it was easy to suggest that the momentum had swung the Giants' way and that the Division Series had taken a huge turn for the worst for the Reds. Not so fast. What the injury did is move Giants-killer Mat Latos, previously the Game..." October 07

  • Another look at Mat Latos' splits

    Red Reporter "In late July, Latos was turning a corner on his season. He had just fanned 13 Brewers in a complete-game gem and his strikeout and walk-rates were getting very close to where they'd been the past two seasons. He was, however, struggling mightily with his platoon splits. It looked like there..." August 27

  • Mat Latos' second consecutive complete game leads Reds

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos has a multi-million arm. His fastball touches 97 mph. His slider is nasty. But everyone needs a little help to be successful. Latos is a good example of that. Since having his mechanics tweaked by pitching coach Bryan Price and learning to trust catcher Ryan Hanigan, Latos was pitched..." July 01

  • Latos Being Latos

    Red Reporter "Last night, Mat Latos struck out 13 Brewers and went the distance. He became the first Reds' pitcher since Ron Villone (2000) to record at least thirteen Ks in a complete game effort. He became just the 33rd pitcher in Reds history to strike out 13 or more in a game - joining the likes of Vander..." June 26

  • Mat Latos' complete game stymies Brewers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos pitched his finest game as a Red. Latos, 6-2, threw a complete-game, four-hitter to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 before a crowd of 34,485 at Great American Ball Park. He walked two and struck out a career-high 13. It was his second career complete game, first as a Red. He threw..." June 26

  • Latos, Phillips help Reds thwart Tribe

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos pitched like the guy the Reds gave up so much for in the offseason, and Brandon Phillips hit like a cleanup hitter. The duo was the key to the Reds' 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians before a crowd of the 27,428 at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday night. The victory guarantees..." June 14

  • Latos goes only five innings, again

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos was the victim of a blown save Thursday. But Latos put the bullpen in a tough spot. He did not retire a batter in the sixth inning. His day was done when the first two batters reached. Latos has gone only five innings in each of his last two starts. He needed 109 and 100 pitches to..." May 18

  • Latos strikes out 11 in Reds' 5-0 win against Pirates

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos woke up feeling bad -- not good on the day you're pitching. "I was not feeling good at all this morning," he said. "I woke up throwing up. It wasn't pretty." Neither was the first inning of Latos' outing. He hit the first batter. He walked two of three next three. He escaped,..." May 07

  • Reds, Latos baffle Pirates in 5-0 win

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "This looked like a tale of two pitchers. Pirates starter Charlie Morton, who gave up two home runs among four earned runs over six innings and is searching for answers. And Cincinnati starter Mat Latos, who struck out a career-high 11 and combined with three relievers to shut out the..." May 07

  • Trouble started early for Latos in Reds' 11-1 loss to Cardinals

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Maybe when the Reds saw that Mat Latos' turn in the rotation fell in the St. Louis, they should have juggled things. Latos got hit around pretty good in the Reds' 10-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night before a crowd of 35,907 at Busch Stadium. Latos went 5 2/3 innings and allowed..." April 19

  • Reds fall to Nationals in extra innings

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos' second start as a Red was better than the first. The problem is it was only one out longer. The Reds ended up losing 3-2 to the Washington Nationals in 10 innings before a sellout crowd of 40,907 in the home opener at Nationals Park. The game ended when Alfredo Simon, the last..." April 13

  • Mat Latos says he's fine

    Cincinnati Enquirer "On the heels of Ryan Madson's injury, the Reds got a major scare Tuesday when right-hander Mat Latos had to leave the game against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning. Latos strained his left calf, but isn't worried it's serious. "I'm alive," he said. "I'm fine. I'm not one to talk about..." March 28

  • Latos exits game with strained left calf

    MLB.com "Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos left his game vs. the Cubs on Tuesday with a strained left calf. He is day to day. There were two outs in the fifth inning when Latos made a first-pitch delivery for a ball to Alfonso Soriano. Latos appeared to have some discomfort and was visited at the mound by..." March 27

  • Latos is now Cincinnati's to deal with

    San Diego Union-Tribune ""Business," he said, over and over. Nothing personal. Indeed, with every question about the circumstances around the pre-Christmas trade that sent Mat Latos from the Padres to the Cincinnati Reds, the often-playful pitcher's expression goes as cold and unfeeling as the business side of..." March 14

  • Latos concentrates on dealing, not on trade

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Mat Latos appreciated the advice Reds manager Dusty Baker had for him early in camp. "From a person that was on the forefront of a major trade myself, I've had some advice for him," Baker said. "Be yourself, don't put any pressure on yourself. He doesn't have to prove anything. Just pitch. And..." March 07

  • Reds get Latos at steep cost

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds got their top-of-the-rotation starter, but they paid a huge price. The Reds acquired right-hander Mat Latos from San Diego for first baseman Yonder Alonso, catcher Yasmani Grandal and right-handers Edinson Volquez and Brad Boxberger. "Our No. 1 goal was to find a top-of-the-rotation..." December 18

  • Source: Padres deal Latos to Reds

    Fox Sports "The Reds got the top-of-the-rotation starter they wanted, acquiring right-hander Mat Latos from the Padres on Saturday. In return, the Padres received right-handed pitchers Edinson Volquez and Brad Boxberger, infielder Yonder Alonso and catcher Yasmani Grandal. Latos, 24, will join..." December 17

  • Latos both boffo and baffling

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Against the Phillies on Saturday, Mat Latos demonstrated both the raw talent that makes him a potentially dominant pitcher and the inconsistency that baffles many inside the organization. The good Latos: after giving up a three-run home run to Chase Utley in the first inning, the 6-foot-6..." July 24

  • Latos stops winless streak in Denver

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres joined the National League in 1969, the same year Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, "Sesame Street" debuted on TV and gas cost 35 cents a gallon. Those Padres lost a franchise-record 110 times, finishing a whopping 41 games out of first. Gary Ross lost 11..." May 16

  • Latos fighting to right slow start

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Officially, hitting streaks don't carry over from one season to the next. Mat Latos feels the same should hold true when it comes to losing streaks for a pitcher. Dating back to last season, Latos has lost eight consecutive starts. "I didn't lose eight straight starts because I had four..." April 27

  • Latos sharp early, but homers ruin Padres season debut

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Monday night's game at Petco Park was a tale of two pitchers. Mat Latos got off to an impressive start in his 2011 debut, striking out five without allowing a hit over his first three innings. But over his next two innings, Latos gave up three runs on a pair of two-out homers by Cincinnati's..." April 12

  • Padres optimistic as Latos looks sharp in rehab

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres will re-evaluate Mat Latos status today after the right-handed starter again looked sharp Monday during a 70-pitch simulated game in the Padres spring training base in Peoria, Ariz. "All the reports are good," said Padres manager Bud Black of the session thrown under the eye of..." April 05

  • Padres encouraged by Latos' throwing session

    MLB.com "Pitcher Mat Latos said he felt fine after throwing off the mound Thursday, three hours before the Padres faced the Cardinals on Opening Day. Manager Bud Black said the right-hander looked fine in his first time throwing off a mound in 10 days. In other words, the bursitis that landed Latos..." April 01

  • Questions shadow Padres' starting pitching

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Mat Latos is in full delivery mode on the Padres' pocket schedule, looking over his left shoulder, eyeing a runner on first base. Petco Park serves as a backdrop. It'll be some time before Latos replicates the pose. The team's marquee starter will begin the 2011 season on the disabled..." March 30

  • Matt Latos to begin season on disabled list

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Mat Latos' shoulder injury is serious enough that the Padres' ace right-hander will open the 2011 season on the disabled list. The team, though, doesn't expect him to be there long. "He's turned a corner on this thing," manager Bud Black said Monday. "Our medical staff feels good about where..." March 29

  • Latos a candidate to start season on DL

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Mat Latos might begin the season not atop the mound in St. Louis, but on the disabled list. Latos missed what was scheduled to be his final spring training start Saturday with a shoulder injury, and manager Bud Black said there's no timetable for when Latos will resume throwing. Asked..." March 27

  • Padres ace Latos to miss scheduled start Saturday

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Mat Latos' topsy-turvy spring training has hit another pothole. The 23-year-old ace of the Padres' pitching staff has suffered a shoulder injury and will not make his scheduled final spring start today. Latos said the team's medical staff described the injury as an inflamed bursa sac. The..." March 26

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