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Matt Reynolds | Relief Pitcher | #45

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/2/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 238
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Austin Peay
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 20 (0) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Diamondbacks released LHP Matt Reynolds.
Reynolds at one point looked like he was going to be a pretty good LOOGY, but his career has stalled since he had Tommy John surgery a couple years ago. The 31-year-old will get a shot somewhere else on a minor league deal. Mar 29 - 5:13 PM

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Diamondbacks optioned LHP Matt Reynolds to Triple-A Reno.

Reynolds posted a 5.40 ERA across four appearances this spring and hasn't pitched in over a week due to a rib cage injury. He'll see his fair share of time in the majors this season.
Mar 27 - 1:47 PM

Matt Reynolds said that he exited Thursday's game with a "little rib issue."

Obviously it's hard to ascertain from that description as to how serious it might be. If Reynolds has an oblique injury, there's a decent chance it could lead to a disabled list stint at the beginning of the season.
Mar 17 - 10:52 PM

Matt Reynolds left Thursday's game against the Cubs with an undisclosed injury.

It's unclear what happened, but Reynolds walked off the mound accompanied by the trainer after throwing a pitch. The Diamondbacks should have an update on the left-hander later Thursday.
Mar 17 - 9:51 PM

Diamondbacks and LHP Matt Reynolds avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $675,000 contract.

Zach Buchanan of passed along the contract details, which includes a $25,000 bonus if he reaches 55 appearances. The left-hander held a 4.61 ERA in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, although he struck out 18 over 13 2/3 frames.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 06:42:00 PM

Diamondbacks recalled LHP Matt Reynolds from Triple-A Reno.

Reynolds has struggled in his first year back from Tommy John surgery, posting a 5.58 ERA over 45 outings for Reno. He be used in low-leverage situations with the D'Backs.
Sun, Aug 23, 2015 10:27:00 AM

Diamondbacks optioned LHP Matt Reynolds to Triple-A Reno.

Reynolds pitched pretty well in the Cactus League this spring, but the Diamondbacks didn't have room for him in their bullpen. He'll act as organizational depth.
Mon, Mar 30, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Matt Reynolds has been sidelined by a sore right oblique.

Reynolds missed throwing a batting practice session Wednesday due to the ailment. It's another setback for the southpaw, who's still recovering from Tommy John surgery in September 2013. Reynolds' elbow isn't giving him problems, though, and he said he expects to be back on the mound sooner than later. The 30-year-old has a shot at winning a bullpen job with the D'backs if he can stay healthy.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 08:49:00 PM

Diamondbacks activated LHP Matt Reynolds from the 60-day disabled list; exercised his $600,000 option for 2015.

Reynolds didn't quite make it back to the majors from Tommy John surgery this season, but he should be part of the club's bullpen next year. The lefty posted a 1.98 ERA over 30 appearances in 2013 in his lone season with the D'Backs.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 08:07:00 PM

Matt Reynolds (elbow) threw a successful bullpen session on Friday.

He will do so again on Wednesday as he continues to recover from Tommy John surgery. He could make an appearance for the Diamondbacks in late September.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 09:37:00 PM

Matt Reynolds (elbow) will face hitters on Friday.

It will be the first time he's done so since last September's Tommy John surgery. Reynolds has maintained a hope of returning late this season, but it's probably a long shot.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 09:11:00 AM

Matt Reynolds (elbow) threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Tuesday.

It was his first time throwing from a mound since last September's Tommy John surgery. "He's pretty pumped up about it," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. "I think it's exciting." Reynolds remains hopeful of making a late-season return, but it's far from a guarantee.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 08:42:00 AM

Diamondbacks transferred LHP Matt Reynolds from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears room on the 40-man roster for the addition of David Peralta. Reynolds is hoping to make it back from Tommy John surgery late this season.
Sun, Jun 1, 2014 01:26:00 PM

Matt Reynolds (elbow) played catch from 120 feet Monday.

He's hoping to increase the distance to 135 feet later in the week. Making his way back from Tommy John surgery, Reynolds is shooting to throw off a mound by June and remains hopeful of joining the D'Backs bullpen late in the season.
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 09:55:00 PM

Diamondbacks placed LHP Matt Reynolds on the 15-day disabled list with a left elbow injury.

Reynolds is working his way back from last September's Tommy John surgery. The D'Backs aren't counting on him contributing again until 2015.
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 08:47:00 AM

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2Chris Herrmann
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Jean Segura
2Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1Peter O'Brien
2Rickie Weeks
CF1Chris Owings
2Michael Bourn
3Socrates Brito
4A.J. Pollock
RF1David Peralta
2Yasmany Tomas
3Brandon Drury
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S1Zack Greinke
2Shelby Miller
3Patrick Corbin
4Rubby De La Rosa
5Robbie Ray
6Archie Bradley
7Zack Godley
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Ziegler
2Tyler Clippard
3Daniel Hudson
4Randall Delgado
5Josh Collmenter
6Jake Barrett
7Andrew Chafin