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Kyle Skipworth | Catcher | #68

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 230
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (6) / MIA
Contract: view contract details
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Reds transferred C Kyle Skipworth from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Tim Adleman. Skipworth is still rehabbing from ankle surgery. May 1 - 11:35 AM

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Reds placed C Kyle Skipworth on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 31, with an ankle injury.

Skipworth is still recovering from ankle surgery. He's not a given to be added to the big league roster when healthy.
Apr 3 - 2:02 PM

Kyle Skipworth underwent ankle surgery in December.

The exact timetable for his recovery is not clear. He is being held out of drills as Reds camp gets underway in Arizona. Skipworth, 26 next month, was going to be ticketed for a minor league affiliate anyway.
Feb 18 - 12:25 PM

Reds optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Double-A Pensacola.

Skipworth was only in the majors for a couple of days and went hitless in four plate appearances. The 25-year-old has shown some offensive promise this season at the Double-A level, but he's not much of a prospect.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Reds recalled C Kyle Skipworth from Double-A Pensacola.

Skipworth has flashed some power this season at the Double-A level, but the 25-year-old seems doubtful to carry significant fantasy value. He was drafted sixth overall by the Marlins in the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 02:02:00 PM

Reds optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A Louisville.

He was only up for a few days and didn't see any action. Tucker Barnhart is up in his place.
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 03:25:00 PM

Reds recalled C Kyle Skipworth from Double-A Pensacola.

Skipworth hit just .216/.292/.407 with 10 homers and 30 RBI in 70 games for the Marlins Triple-A team last season. He's not fantasy relevant and is unlikely to see many at-bats for the Reds.
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 03:35:00 PM

Reds signed C Kyle Skipworth to a minor league contract.

The 24-year-old backstop spent most of the 2014 campaign at Triple-A New Orleans where he slashed an unimpressive .216/.292/.407 with 10 homers and 30 RBI in 70 games. He's nothing more than organizational catching depth for the Reds.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 09:48:00 AM

Marlins sent C Kyle Skipworth outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Skipworth was designated for assignment Wednesday but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 23-year-old hit just .188 with a .639 OPS for Triple-A New Orleans this past season.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 02:29:00 PM

Marlins designated C Kyle Skipworth for assignment.

Skipworth was a first-round pick of the Marlins, sixth overall, in 2008, but he hasn't panned out as hoped. The 23-year-old hit just .188 with a .639 OPS for Triple-A New Orleans this past season and had only a cup of coffee with the major league club in May. Skipworth was removed from the 40-man roster to make room for the newly signed Casey McGehee.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 06:17:00 PM

Marlins optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A New Orleans.

Skipworth was called up last week with Austin Kearns on the bereavement list and appeared in four games with the Marlins. He'll continue to serve as Miami's third catcher in the minors.
Sun, May 12, 2013 07:54:00 PM

Marlins recalled C Kyle Skipworth from Triple-A New Orleans.

He'll be with the club for a few days while Austin Kearns is on the bereavement list. Skipworth is unlikely to see much playing time.
Sun, May 5, 2013 11:16:00 AM

Marlins optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A New Orleans.

Skipworth received just three plate appearances over his week and a half with the club, drawing one walk. He'll be replaced on the roster by Joe Mahoney.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 10:08:00 PM

Marlins recalled C Kyle Skipworth from Triple-A New Orleans.

Skipworth lost out on an Opening Day roster spot after the Marlins signed Miguel Olivo, but Casey Kotchman's injury made his stay in the minors a short one. He'll be the club's third catcher.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 01:56:00 PM

Marlins optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A New Orleans.

Skipworth lost his roster spot when the club signed Miguel Olivo. The former first-round pick batted just .160/.313/.240 this spring.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 03:37:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Tucker Barnhart
3Kyle Skipworth
4Jordan Pacheco
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Brandon Phillips
SS1Zack Cozart
2Ivan DeJesus Jr.
3B1Eugenio Suarez
LF1Scott Schebler
2Adam Duvall
3Juan Duran
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Tyler Holt
RF1Jay Bruce
2Yorman Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Homer Bailey
2Anthony DeSclafani
3Raisel Iglesias
4John Lamb
5Alfredo Simon
6Brandon Finnegan
7Michael Lorenzen
8Dan Straily
9Jon Moscot
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1JJ Hoover
2Tony Cingrani
3Caleb Cotham
4Blake Wood
5Ross Ohlendorf
6Drew Hayes
7J.C. Ramirez
8Layne Somsen