TJ Friedl Stats

#29 CF  |  Cincinnati Reds
Out - Hamstring

Height / Weight 5'10"  /  180 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age) Aug 14, 1995 (28)
Experience 4 seasons
College Nevada-Reno

Season Stats

Career 250 841 129 220 35 13 31 109 79 151 40 8 .262 .338 .445 .783 1892.0

Game Log

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Jun 21, 2024CINBOSCF30100010100.333.500.333.8337.0
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Jun 23, 2024CINBOSDH50000000100.
Last 10 41 4 8 0 0 1 3 1 7 1 0 .195 .233 .268 .501 54.0

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TJ Friedl News

TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Could Return Shortly After All-Star Break

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (hamstring) is trending to return from the 10-day injured list in the first week to 10 days after next week's All-Star break. Friedl continues to work his way back from a right-hamstring strain. The 28-year-old was cleared to begin a running progression this week and will continue to ramp up during next week's All-Star break before likely going out on a short minor-league rehab assignment. The left-handed-hitting outfielder has had bad luck with injuries in 2024 and has only had 97 at-bats so far for the Reds, collecting 21 hits (.216 average) with just four home runs, 16 RBI and six stolen bases. Friedl should return to being at least on the strong side of a platoon in center field for the Reds against right-handed pitching, though.
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl To Start A Running Progression

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (hamstring) is set to start a running progression after a follow-up exam with a doctor went well on Monday. Friedl has been out for two weeks with a left-hamstring strain but has already resumed playing catch and hitting off a tee. As long as the 28-year-old outfielder doesn't suffer a setback as he progresses in his running progression, he could be ready to come off the 10-day injured list for the start of the second half of the season after the mid-July All-Star break. Friedl has had an injury-plagued campaign in 2024, as he's received just 97 at-bats, but he should return to seeing regular playing time in center field for Cincy against right-handed pitching when he's past his hamstring strain. He hasn't been able to get on track yet this year, hitting .216 (21-for-97) with four home runs, 16 RBI and six stolen bases.
3 days ago   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

Reds Put TJ Friedl On 10-Day Injured List

The Cincinnati Reds placed outfielder TJ Friedl (hamstring) on the 10-day injured list on Monday with a right-hamstring strain and selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Levi Jordan from Triple-A Louisville in a corresponding move. Friedl injured his right hamstring a week ago and missed two games before returning to the Reds' lineup over the weekend. However, the 28-year-old left-handed-hitting outfielder aggravated the injury on Sunday and will now head to the injured list for the third time in 2024. When healthy, Friedl can be a weapon for the Reds and fantasy managers against right-handed pitching, but he just hasn't been able to stay healthy this year. Hopefully, he'll have a minimum stay on the IL. In the meantime, Stuart Fairchild will probably benefit the most from more playing time in center field. UPDATE: Manager David Bell said Friedl was playing at about 80-85 percent and is hoping he will be back in two to three weeks.
Jun 24   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Back In Action For Reds

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (hamstring) is back in center field and is batting leadoff for the Reds on Friday against the visiting Boston Red Sox and right-hander Kutter Crawford. Friedl was removed from Monday's game with a tight hamstring and was held out the last two games as well. However, the left-handed-hitting 28-year-old outfielder is now ready to go this weekend and returns to the top spot in the batting order. He's already missed a lot of time due to injuries this year, which has made it difficult for him to get settled offensively. Friedl is currently hitting just .214 (18-for-84) with four home runs, 15 RBI and six stolen bases, but he has a good track record against right-handed pitching and could easily bounce back the rest of the year if he can stay on the field consistently. Friedl has never faced Crawford in his career.
Jun 21   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Activated And Starting Wednesday

The Cincinnati Reds activated outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) from the 10-day injured list on Wednesday and designated infielder Mike Ford for assignment in a corresponding move. Friedl recovered very quickly from a left-thumb fracture and is immediately back in center field and is batting leadoff for the Reds on Wednesday against the visiting division-rival St. Louis Cardinals and right-hander Andre Pallante. In nine career at-bats against Pallante, Friedl is hitting just .111. The 28-year-old left-handed swinger is also slashing just .182/.250/.227 with no home runs, two RBI and two stolen bases in only 22 at-bats in 2024 due to multiple unfortunate injuries he's already suffered this year. Friedl proved last year he has 20-20 ability over a full season, so he's worth rostering in most fantasy leagues now that he's back. His return is bad news for Stuart Fairchild.
May 29   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Takes Live Batting Practice Tuesday

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) took live batting practice before Tuesday's matchup against the division-rival St. Louis Cardinals. After taking swings against a high-velocity pitching machine on Monday, Friedl was also scheduled to run the bases and do some throwing on Tuesday. Manager David Bell has previously noted that Friedl could be reinstated from the injured list as soon as Wednesday's series finale against the Cardinals, and the outfielder looks to be making good progress from a fractured left thumb. It's been a stop-start season for the 28-year-old left-handed hitter, who missed a large chunk of time to begin the campaign due to injury and has gone just 4-for-22 (.182) with two RBI, two runs scored, and two stolen bases when healthy in six outings, but Friedl's power/speed potential with the ability to hit for average atop Cincinnati's lineup at a hitter-friendly ballpark offers him plenty of upside as a fantasy stash.
May 29   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Could Return Later This Week

Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell said that outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) could return from the injured list as soon as later this week or early next week. Friedl has had pretty awful injury luck this year after also missing time with a fractured right wrist. But the 28-year-old has recovered very quickly from his thumb injury and should be back with the big-league club in short order. If he's going to return to Cincinnati this weekend, it will mean that he'll forego a minor-league rehab assignment. When healthy and on the major-league roster, Friedl should see regular playing time against right-handed pitchers, which is bad news for both Jake Fraley and Will Benson. Friedl has gone just 4-for-22 (.182) in six games this year but has plenty of fantasy value after hitting 18 homers, driving in 66 and stealing 27 bases in 2023.
May 27   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Could Take Batting Practice Soon

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) is back to hitting flips and continues to progress. He's working toward getting back to taking batting practice soon. Friedl suffered a fractured left thumb 11 days ago but is already swinging a bat and is progressing nicely. If the 28-year-old doesn't suffer a setback with his thumb once he starts to take batting practice, he should be sent on a minor-league rehab assignment shortly after that. Surprisingly, Friedl is on track to return from the 10-day injured list when he's eligible early next month. When healthy, Friedl should be a lineup regular, at least against right-handed pitching, after hitting 18 home runs, driving in 66 and stealing 27 bases in a breakout 2023 campaign. He's been unlucky with injuries so far in 2024, though, and is currently hitting .182 (4-for-22) with no homers, two RBI and two steals.
May 23   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Hopes To Swing Off A Tee This Week

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) is hoping to start swinging off a tee sometime this week. Friedl fractured his left thumb over a week ago but apparently is already getting close to swinging a bat again. It's remarkable progress for the 28-year-old, but the Reds could still choose to slow-play his rehab, and there's no current timetable for a return. When healthy, the former undrafted free agent is a regular in Cincy's lineup against right-handed pitching while batting from the left side. He's been extremely unfortunate with injuries in 2024, already fracturing his thumb and wrist, which has limited him to just 22 at-bats. Friedl has just four hits (no homers) in those 22 at-bats with two RBI and two stolen bases. He hit .279 with 18 homers, 66 RBI and 27 steals in 138 games in 2023, making him stash-worthy in at least deep-mixed fantasy leagues.
May 21   
TJ Friedl  • CF  •  Reds

TJ Friedl Lands On Injured List

Cincinnati Reds outfielder TJ Friedl (thumb) has been placed on the 10-day injured list on Monday. Friedl underwent X-rays on Sunday, but they came back negative. Clearly, that wasn't the case as Friedl is set to miss time due to a fractured left field. This is a tough blow considering Friedl just returned from a stint on the injured list. Will Benson and the newly recalled Jacob Hurtubise figure to split up the playing time in the outfield.
May 13