C,1B - CIN
Cincinnati Reds C Tyler Stephenson went 2-for-5 at the plate on Tuesday, hitting two singles, and striking out twice in the Reds' 5-4 win over the Guardians.
The Reds catcher has the best batting average on the team at the moment with a average of .329. Stephenson has an OPS of .952 and four home runs on the year along with 20 RBI which make him an elite option at the catcher position.
Initial evaluation showed that Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson does not have a concussion. He exited Saturday's game against the Pirates after taking a ball off his facemask.
This is good news for the Reds and Stephenson, who already has three concussions on his injury history (including one in 2022 that caused him to miss two weeks). "We’ll have him reevaluated just to be sure, but that’s a real relief in a big way," manager David Bell told members of the media. "We caught a break there." Stephenson has been one of the best catchers in baseball from an offensive perspective, slashing .324/.390/.574 with four homers, 19 RBI, six walks, and 20 strikeouts.
Tyler Stephenson was removed from tonight’s game against the Pirates after taking a foul ball off his mask.
As Mark Sheldon reports, Stephenson recently had a concussion. Hopefully this was just precautionary and will not result in any missed time. The young catcher is off to an excellent start to season, with a .324 batting average, 4 homers, and 19 RBI.
Cincinnati Reds C Tyler Stephenson went 3-for-4 at the plate on Thursday, singling twice, hitting a solo home run, and striking out once in the Reds' 4-0 win over the Pirates.
Stephenson drove in at least one run yet again for the third game in a row and now has 19 on the year. The catcher has a OPS of 1.036 with a batting average of .349 and four home runs so far making him a strong roster option at a weak fantasy position.
Cincinnati Reds DH Tyler Stephenson went 3-for-5 at the plate on Wednesday, hitting two doubles that translated into four RBI's in the Reds' 14-11 win over the Brewers.
Stephenson has one of the hottest bats on the team as he is batting .322 so far this season through 20 games played. The catcher should be rostered as he also maintains an OPS of .956 and is in prime position to drive in runs so long as the team can remain hot.