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Jose Barrero is not starting on Thursday against the Brewers.
Barrero remains on the bench for a second straight day. In September, Barrero has just a .176 batting average and a .222 OBP while posting a 40.7 percent strikeout rate.
Jose Barrero had a big night Saturday, hitting two HRs and driving in three in the Reds' win over the Brewers. Barrero was called up from Triple-A earlier this week.
Barrero was hitless in six at-bats coming into Saturday but showed up in a big way in this one. While this was a great night for Barrero, he's not on the fantasy radar as he doesn't profile as a player who can help in many categories.
Jose Barrero is expected to miss at least six weeks with a hamate injury in his left hand.
Barrero was slated to have a shot at winning the Reds shortstop job after a flurry of trades. Last season he made significant strides with his contact skills while keeping his power. Barrero also has good speed. It is a shame that the 24-year-olds season will be postponed for now. He will be getting a second opinion on Monday.
The Reds recalled top prospect SS Jose Barrero from Triple-A.
Barrero is a defensive wizard who has performed better at the plate in the minors this season. He's taking the spot of Kyle Farmer (paternity) for a few days. Barrero is hitting seventh on Friday evening.
The Reds announced they have optioned infielder Jose Barrero to Triple-A Lousiville. He has also been assigned to the club's taxi squad.
Barrero went 2-for-12 through six games this season. The two-time Reds Organization All-Star participated in the 2021 Futures Game. He is listed as Cincinnati's No. 3 prospect, per MLB Pipeline.