From Rotowire: Dick Martin Award 2012: Cincinnati Reds Have Best Medical Staff by Jeff Stotts Share/Bookmark PDF Version First Posted 10/26/2012 Written by Jeff Stotts with Will Carroll The player falls to the turf, grabbing his knee or his shoulder or his hamstring. All heads turn as the man comes out of the dugout, a […]

From the Cincinnati Enquirer: The Reds have announced that Johnny Cueto’s “back spasms” are now a “strained oblique”… “It’s odd,” head trainer Paul Lessard said. Lessard could not put a timetable on when Cueto might be able to pitch. “We’re still throwing a the kitchen sink at him (as far as treatment),” Lessard said. Cueto […]

John Fay writes a pretty lengthy article on the handling of Joey Votto’s knee, some highlights: “It wasn’t until a couple of days ago that I thought it was important to talk to (trainer) Paul Lessard and (general manager) Walt Jocketty,” he said. “I was feeling great after those four days off at the All-Star […]

(Ed: You may have noticed that we have featured a few new contributors over the last month or two. Today, we are finally getting around to publishing the latest from another newcomer. We’re happy to welcome Spencer Dennis to the fold.) I recently asked Cincinnati Reds head athletic trainer Paul Lessard and noted pitching authority […]