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Carlos Contreras | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/8/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 207
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Reds recalled RHP Carlos Contreras from Triple-A Louisville.
Contreras has allowed one run over 4 1/3 relief innings for the Reds this season. He'll be used in middle relief. Jul 11 - 2:36 PM

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Reds optioned RHP Carlos Contreras to Triple-A Louisville.

Contreras posted a 2.08 ERA in 4 1/3 innings (three relief appearances) during his three-week stay in the majors. The right-hander should get a longer look soon.
Jul 10 - 10:22 AM

Reds recalled RHP Carlos Contreras from Double-A Pensacola.

Contreras, 23, had a 2.70 ERA and 27/11 K/BB ratio in 20 innings over three starts and six relief appearances in Double-A this year. He'll provide a fresh arm for the bullpen.
Jun 21 - 1:18 PM

Reds right-handed pitching prospect Carlos Contreras went three strong innings in his 2014 debut.

Contreras pitched three shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out six in relief of rehabbing starter Mat Latos, who pitched the first four innings. He had a breakout 2013, putting up a 3.47 ERA with 8.3 K/9 across 132 1/3 innings in High-A and Double-A. This is likely the way he will remain on schedule to start again on the correct day, but monitor this situation as Contreras could make an appearance in 2014.
Apr 5 - 9:45 AM

Reds optioned RHP Carlos Contreras to Triple-A Louisville.

Contreras has appeared in just eight games above A-ball, so he never had a shot to make the Opening Day roster. He should join Louisville's rotation.
Mar 11 - 8:26 PM

Reds purchased the contract of RHP Carlos Contreras from High-A Bakersfield.

Contreras has a 5.20 ERA over five seasons in the minors, but he made some major strides this season by posting a 3.12 ERA and 63/24 K/BB ratio over 60 2/3 relief innings between Class A and High-A. The Reds were intrigued enough to include the 21-year-old on their 40-man roster.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 09:40:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
1B1Joey Votto
2Donald Lutz
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Ramon Santiago
SS1Zack Cozart
3B1Todd Frazier
2Jack Hannahan
LF1Ryan Ludwick
2Chris Heisey
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Kristopher Negron
RF1Jay Bruce
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Mat Latos
3Homer Bailey
4Mike Leake
5Alfredo Simon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Jonathan Broxton
3JJ Hoover
4Sam LeCure
5Manny Parra
6Logan Ondrusek
7Trevor Bell
8Jumbo Diaz
9Carlos Contreras
10Sean Marshall