Reds happy with Mat Latos' progress

Updated: March 9, 2014, 2:21 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Cincinnati Reds right-hander Mat Latos might be ready to pitch during the first week of the season despite undergoing a pair of surgeries before the start of spring training.

"I think there's a good chance,'' Reds manager Bryan Price said. "I don't mean to dangle a carrot in front of him -- because we're not going to do anything irresponsible to get him ready simply to have him on the opening day roster. But if he stays on his protocol that he's on now, there's a good ...

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